This monumental biography was prompted by Morton N. Cohen's belief that the Carroll revealed by the letters, diaries and works was not the same as the Carroll created by his biographers, and it was time to set the record straight. He traces the dual careers of Charles Dodgson, Fellow of Christ Church, Oxford, who made important contributions to mathematics and logic and to the life of the University, as well as being one of the pioneers of photography in Victorian England, and forging strong friendships with children, and of Lewis Carroll, creator of Alice in Wonderland and The Hunting of the Snark, acknowledged masterpieces we still read today and precursors of surrealist writing. No biographer has addressed so judiciously the inner divisions which proved such a creative spur to Carroll's imagination and his genius. The text is enhanced by over 100 of Carroll's photographs and drawings.
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122 illustrations in textAbout the Author:
Abraham Cohen (1887–1957) was the editor of the Soncino Books of the Bible and participated in the Soncino translation of the Talmud and Midrash. Cohen is the author of Everyman's Talmud The Major Teachings of the Rabbinic Sages, The Parting of the Ways: Judaism and the Rise of Christianity, and The Psalms.
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Descripción Macmillan, 1995. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. New in fine dust jacket. p. : ill.; 23 cm. Includes Illustrations. Book is new and was removed from our shelves for online sale. No remainder marks. Book exterior has some very light shelf wear, which is typical of books located on a retail shelf. Our original store price may have been penciled inside front cover but has since been erased. Nº de ref. de la librería 50001778
Descripción Macmillan London, 1995. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0333629264