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By Carolyn Sigler

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (1865) and Through the taking a look Glass (1871) are one of the such a lot enduring works within the English language. within the many years following their ebook, writers on either side of the Atlantic produced no fewer than 200 imitations, revisions, and parodies of Carroll's fantasies for kids. Carolyn Sigler has amassed the main attention-grabbing and unique of those responses to the Alice books, a lot of them lengthy out of print. Produced among 1869 and 1930, those works hint the terribly inventive, and sometimes serious, reaction of various writers. those writers―male and feminine, radical and conservative―appropriated Carroll's buildings, motifs, and subject matters of their Alice-inspired works to be able to have interaction in greater cultural debates. Their tales diversity from Christina Rossetti's indignant subversion of Alice's adventures, Speaking Likenesses (1874), to G.E. Farrow's witty fable event, The Wallypug of Why (1895), to Edward Hope's hilarious parody of social and political foibles, Alice within the thrilled States (1928). somebody who has ever Alice down the rabbit gap will benefit from the adventures of her literary siblings within the broad Wonderland of the human imagination.

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