The Story of Alice

The Story of Alice

Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674970762

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 497

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Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates two entangled lives: the Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice stories. This relationship influenced Carroll’s imaginative creation of Wonderland—a sheltered world apart during the stormy transition from the Victorian to the modern era.