Notes by an Oxford Chiel

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
ISBN: 1290586411
Release Date: 2012-08-01
Genre:

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

The Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 1853268976
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Other Titles: Works. 1996; Lewis Carroll; Alice's adventures in Wonderland.; Through the looking-glass.; Sylvie and Bruno.; Sylvie and Bruno concluded.; Hunting of the snark.; Early verse.; Prologues to plays.; Puzzles from Wonderland.; Phantasmagoria.; College rhymes and notes by an Oxford chiel.; Acrostics, inscriptions, and other verse.; Three sunsets and other poems.; Tangled tale.; Novelty and romancement.; Photographer's day out.; Wilhelm von Schmitz.; Legend of Scotland.

The Poetry Collections of Lewis Carroll

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 9788026805151
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Poetry

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Poetry Collections of Lewis Carroll” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Early Verse Puzzles from Wonderland Prologues to Plays Rhyme? And Reason? College Rhymes and Notes by an Oxford Chiel Acrostics, Inscriptions and Other Verses Three Sunsets and Other Poems The Hunting of the Snark Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll (1832 – 1898), was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.

Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785834199
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Fiction

Delve into this stunning gift edition boasting the complete collection of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales and original, iconic illustrations by John Tenniel. The next edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales features the writings of Lewis Carroll, the master of puns, puzzles, and fantasy that have been delighting adults and children alike for over 150 years.This volume is comprised of both Alice books (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass); the nonsense poems, including "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky"; the novels Sylvie and Bruno and Sylvie and Bruno Concluded; and essays and other miscellaneous writings of this prolific writer. For Lewis Carroll fans worldwide, this stunning gift edition with an elegantly designed cloth binding features a slipcase, ribbon marker, and a new introduction by Lori Campbell.

The Theory of Committees and Elections by Duncan Black and Committee Decisions with Complementary Valuation by Duncan Black and R A Newing

Author: Iain S. McLean
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401148603
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Genre: Political Science

R. H. Coase Duncan Black was a close and dear friend. A man of great simplicity, un worldly, modest, diffident, with no pretensions, he was devoted to scholarship. In his single-minded search for the truth, he is an example to us all. Black's first degree at the University of Glasgow was in mathematics and physics. Mathematics as taught at Glasgow seems to have been designed for engineers and did not excite him and he switched to economics, which he found more congenial. But it was not in a lecture in economics but in one on politics that he found his star. One lecturer, A. K. White, discussed the possibility of constructing a pure science of politics. This question caught his imagination, perhaps because of his earlier training in physics, and it came to absorb his thoughts for the rest of his life. But almost certainly nothing would have come of it were it not for his appointment to the newly formed Dundee School of Economics where the rest of the. teaching staff came from the London School of Economics. At Glasgow, economics, as in the time of Adam Smith, was linked with moral philosophy. At Dundee, Black was introduced to the analytical x The Theory o/Committees and Elections approach dominant at the London School of Economics. This gave him the approach he used in his attempt to construct a pure science of politics.

Lewis Carroll

Author: Edward Wakeling
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9780857738516
Release Date: 2014-11-24
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This new biography of Carroll by leading international authority, Edward Wakeling, presents a fresh appraisal based upon his social circle. Contrary to the claims of many previous authors, Carroll’s circle was not child centred: his correspondence was enormous, numbering almost 100,000 items at the time of his death, and included royalty and many of the leading artists, illustrators, publishers, academics, musicians and composers of the Victorian era. Edward Wakeling draws upon his personal database of nearly 6,000 letters, mostly never before published, to fill the gaps left by earlier biographies and resolve some of the key myths that surround Lewis Carroll, such as his friendships with children and his drug-taking. Essential reading for scholars and admirers of one of the key authors of the Victorian age.

Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141956695
Release Date: 2012-09-06
Genre: Poetry

The first collected and annotated edition of Carroll's brilliant, witty poems, edited by Gillian Beer. 'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves / Did gyre and gimble in the wabe...' wrote Lewis Carroll in his wonderfully playful poem of nonsense verse, 'Jabberwocky'. This new edition collects together the marvellous range of Carroll's poetry, including nonsense verse, parodies, burlesques, and more. Alongside the title piece are such enduringly wonderful pieces as 'The Walrus and the Carpenter', 'The Mock Turtle's Song', 'Father William' and many more. This edition also includes notes, a chronology and an introduction by Gillian Beer that discusses Carroll's love of puzzles and wordplay and the relationship of his poetry with the Alice books 'Opening at random Gillian Beer's new edition of Lewis Carroll's poems, Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense, guarantees a pleasurable experience - not all of it nonsensical' - Times Literary Supplement Lewis Carroll was the pen-name of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Born in 1832, he was educated at Rugby School and Christ Church, Oxford, where he was appointed lecturer in mathematics in 1855, and where he spent the rest of his life. In 1861 he took deacon's orders, but shyness and a stammer prevented him from seeking the priesthood. His most famous works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872), were originally written for Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Dean of his college. Charles Dodgson died of bronchitis in 1898. Gillian Beer is King Edward VII Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Cambridge and past President of Clare Hall College. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Literature. Among her works are Darwin's Plots (1983; third edition, 2009), George Eliot (1986), Arguing with the Past: Essays in Narrative from Woolf to Sidney (1989), Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter (1996) and Virginia Woolf: The Common Ground (1996).

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781442904729
Release Date: 2008-11-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (1898) is an anthology of letters and biographical information about Lewis Carroll compiled by his nephew, Stuart Dodgson Collingwood. It presents the life history of the author, highlighting not only his literary achievements but also his personal relationships. The work includes illustrations and snapshots and sheds light on Carrol's his interest in logic, mathematics, and literature for children.