Interesting Facts about Lewis Carroll

There’s a lot in this post about Lewis Carroll that I did not know. Give it a read!

Interesting Literature

Lewis Carroll (1832-98) is celebrated around the world as one of the great purveyors of ‘literary nonsense’: his books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871) have entertained countless readers since they were published nearly 150 years ago. For many, the name ‘Lewis Carroll’ is synonymous with children’s literature.


But ‘Lewis Carroll’ was really a man named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a mathematician at Christ Church, Oxford. As such, he led something of a double life: to the readers of his Alice books he was Lewis Carroll, while to the world of mathematics and to his colleagues at the University of Oxford he was (Reverend) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a man who formed his pen name by reversing his first two names (‘Charles Lutwidge’ became ‘Lewis Carroll’).

There is a famous anecdote about Carroll and Queen Victoria. Victoria enjoyed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland so much that she requested a…

View original post 905 more words

Comments are closed.

from the pretty to the gritty

Harvesting Hecate

Thoughts on life, writing, creativity and magic


Affordable editorial services for indie writers

The Journey of Me

Hello! My name is Bella, and this is my journey through cancer and life.

William Pearse | pinklightsabre

Writing is learning to see in the dark

Harm & Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)

The home of criminology research at The Open University

Writing Perspectives, Practices, and Proclivities

Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

And, for good measure, a bit of Cooking and Eating

Container Chronicles

my favorite things in one favorite spot

S.K. Nicholls


Jackie Mallon

Author/Fashion Designer

El Space--The Blog of L. Marie

Thoughts about writing and life

JeriWB Word Bank

Writing & Editing Services. Make every word count.

Britt Skrabanek

content optimist & life enthusiast

Hollis Hildebrand-Mills

Divine Imagery Is Everywhere™

Dawn of Thoughts

A brief translation of electrical impulses inside my brain

Kate Shrewsday

A thousand thousand stories

Year 'Round Thanksgiving Project

Not just a one day event, I'm blogging every day about what I'm thankful for

dilettante factory

home of Dilettante Publishing and the diverse creative outlet of HK Abell

The Writer Within

Inside the world of author AnnMarie Wyncoll

%d bloggers like this: