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This category is for questions about the British author, poet, photographer, mathematician, and logician, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, and he is probably best known for the Alice in Wonderland book.
Lewis Carroll wrote Alice In Wonderland in Victorian times. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, the version we know today, was completed and published in 1865. Carroll first made up the story to entertain three young sisters, including Alice Liddell, on a rowing trip on July 4, 1862. Carroll present…
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There is no evidence whatsoever to suggest that Lewis Carroll ever used any form of narcotic. Carroll was a very conservative and respectable gentleman and there is no reason to suppose that he used narcotics other than wishful thinking on the part of people who would like it if there were a connec…
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"Grin like a Cheshire cat" was a well known phrase in Victorian England, and there are several examples of its use prior to Alice being written, so Carroll must have taken the name from there - perhaps because of his place of birth: Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The origin of the term is unknown. F…
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Do you mean: "The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is boiling hot-- And whether pigs have wings." from Lewis Carol's "The Walrus and the Carpenter" There are no well known alternatives to t…
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland^ "Banned Books Week: September 25-October 2. University of California, San Diego Social Sciences & Humanities Library. Retrieved January 29, 2007.
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It has been claimed that Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was banned in Hunan Province, China. This claim seems to have originated from a single source, Banned Books 387 B.C. to 1978 A.D., by Anne Lyon Haight, and Chandler B. Grannis, R.R. Bowker Co, 1978, but there appears to be no corroborative ev…
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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In 1963, on the same day as Aldous Huxley and John F Kennedy, November the 22d
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No, the only "Alice in Wonderland" books he wrote were Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Through the Looking Glass ORNo, Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland in Oxford, England.
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Lewis Carroll is a brilliant author who is original and very imaginative. He has written two stories featuring Alice as the main character. These are 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There'. As a child, he was one of eleven siblings and showed …
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No, Lewis Carroll was not on drugs.
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He set a new trend in childrens literature. His novels broke with contemporary tradition, which produced moralistic children books, usually with a lesson on etiquette or a didactic tale regarding the rights and wrongs of life. On the contrary, Carroll's nonsensical, humorous tone created a new liter…
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Lewis Carroll introduced children's literature that did not center around lessons and morals. He introduced them to an imaginative world, where their young minds could roam free. Fantasy, silliness and curiosity were given more emphasis that children and adults enjoyed.
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There is no reference to a Church Mouse in any of Lewis Carroll's writings. It doesn't appear in any of his fictional works, nor does it appear in any of the books, articles, letters or diaries written under his real name, Charles Dodgson. There are references made in several online dictionaries to …
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no Lewis Carroll was never married and had no children. Never getting married was a condition of his employment.
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The Alice from our beloved hildhood story is somewhat similar to the man behind the book himself. First, some background check: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, later to go by the pseudonym 'Lewis Carroll', had an awkward appearance and his irrepressible stammer and partial deafness hindered his social l…
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YES. he died
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Lewis Carroll's real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. As he was a deacon at Christ Church College, Oxford University, he is given the title Reverend, so his name is often given as Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He wrote books about mathematics using his real name.
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He probably did come in contact with opiates, they were used as headache medicine in the Victorian era. But more than likely the few drug references throughout stories like Alice's Adventures in Wonderland were actually making fun of the drugs that were socially acceptable to use in that time. He wr…
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland were not inspired by Lewis Carroll, but rather, written by him. He wrote the book for Alice Liddell, and also based it off of the new math that was gaining popularity during his time.
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Lewis Carroll may have thought he was in love with Alice Liddell, even though she was only a child. It is not unreasonable to say he was obsessed with her. He allegedly proposed to her when he was 31 and she was only 11.
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There were always hidden facets in his stories, and i admit I have never heard of this one
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Lewis Carroll died on January 14, 1898 at the age of 65.
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Lewis Carroll died of pneumonia on January 14, 1898 after suffering a bout of influenza. He was 65 years old, two weeks from his 66th birthday. He died at his sister's home in Guildford England. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles Dodgson, who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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Yes, Lewis Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. His real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and his pen name 'Lewis Carroll' was derived from the Anglicized version of his Latinized name.
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He was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England.His family moved several times but he ended up entering Christ Church College at Oxford University and stayed there working, studying, writing, and living for the rest of his lifeLOL WOOT
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Lewis Carroll was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England.
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Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832.
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Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898), a lecturer in mathematics at Oxford University and a church deacon who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass (1871). Originally conceived as nursery tales …
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Lewis Carroll caught a pneumonia which turned out to be severe influenza, and died on 14 January 1898. His body is buried in Guildford at the Mount Cemetery
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It's impossible to be certain of such a thing, but what we can say is the image of his paedophilia that has been prevalent for so long as largely based on misunderstanding and imagination. It is reported that Lewis Carroll did enjoy the company of children, but according to how the stories went thi…
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Charles Dodgson (Carroll's real name) taught Mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford University. It is unusual in that it is a college and a church combined. From their website: "Christ Church is a unique institution, one of the largest colleges in the University of Oxford and at the same time …
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At Oxford, Lewis Carroll made friends with the new dean's three daughters, Alice, Lorina, and Edith Liddell. It became somewhat of a tradition for them to take rowing trips on the river Isis, also known as the Thames. Alice in Wonderland was originally told to Alice Liddell and her sisters by Carro…
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"Jabberwocky", originally included in the novel "Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There".
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The rhyme scheme is abab cdcd.(see the poem at the related link below)
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You Are Old Father William appears in Chapter 5 of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It is a parody of a poem which Victorian children were expected to memorize and recite, Robert Southey's "The Old Man's Comforts And How He Gained Them" (1779): You are old, Father William the you…
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oh my i get this question so much. NoNONONONONONONONONOONO incase you didn't get that NO ONE
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Because he wrote Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
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It's called Jabberwocky. Link to the poem is below.
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Go to school like a normal kid.
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Lewis Carroll was sixty-five when he died.
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Lewis Carroll's most famous books are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass.
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No. Lewis Carroll was forbidden from marrying by the terms of his employment and as a result never had any children.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
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Yes he did. In fact one of his poems were "The Walrus and the Carpenter" which was in his book, Through the Looking Glass.
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No.
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Your question needs improvement. Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) was not a painter; he was a photographer and an occasional artist who drew pictures of little girls. The word you want is "pedophile," spelled that way. A lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford, a logician, as well as the author o…
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Lewis Carroll won the Kurt Maschler Award and Kurt Maschler Award posthumously for Alice in Wonderland. This work is widely known as being a pioneering example of literary nonsense.
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Apart form Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, he also wrote its sequel, Through the Looking Glass. His other novel was the two-part work, Sylvie and Bruno and Sylvie and Bruno Concluded. His other best known piece is the poem The Hunting of the Snark. Other than these he also wrote a great many poems…
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His book Alice in Wonderland.
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No. Lewis Carroll famously wrote Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. The Wizard of Oz was written by L. Frank Baum.
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Yes he's also wrote, Sylvia and Bruno, A tangled tale, Novelty and Romance, and many more.
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lewis carroll worked as a writer
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Lewis Carroll invented many words in Through the Looking Glass for use in the poem Jabberwocky. The one which could be described as the most 'successful', as it has truly integrated into the English language, is chortled.
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Lewis carrol was born with 11 brothers and sisters, 7 girls and 4 boys.
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Lewis Carroll was thirty when he first invented the story of Alice's adventures. He was thrity-three by the time it was completed and published.
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Lewis Carroll's most famous monster is the Jabberwock. He also created the Bandersnatch.
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he did not marry women at all because of the forbidden marriage due to his employment plus they're not right for him
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"ambition, distraction, uglification and derision."
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Apart from writing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll also wrote its sequel, Through the Looking Glass as well as two other novels and numerous poems and articles.His real name was Charles Dodgson, and he was a mathematician and logician as well as a lecturer in Mathematics at Christ Ch…
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It seems that Dodgson was very keen to keep his fictional work separate from his real and professional life. He never publicly acknowledged that he was also Lewis Carroll and even went to the lengths of printing a message to send to people who wrote to him as Lewis Carroll saying, "He neither claims…
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he won an award for his alice in wonderland book dunno wat 1 tho...
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Lewis Carroll was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. As a child, he moved to Croft on Tees, Yorkshire with his family. When he was nineteen he moved to Oxford, where he attended university. He became a lecturer there and taught Mathematics until his death at his sister's home in Guildford, Surrey…
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Fantasy- such as Alice In Wonderland.He also wrote about mathematics and logic, under his real name, Charles Dodgson.
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Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland in Oxford, England.
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A Dickensian-looking 19th century gentlemen with a heavy-duty frock coat. He was a mathematician and in the teaching role.
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NO NO NO NO NO!!he was a childless bachelor.
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Lewis Carroll taught Mathematics.
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Lewis Carroll (real name: Charles Dodgeson) was alive in the time of the Victorian Era (during Queen Victoria's reign), in the 19th century. Lewis Carroll lived in England, where he wrote his books.
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When he was 3 years old.
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No, Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland for his friend Alice Liddell.
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The White Queen said, "'Why sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast'" in the book Through the Looking-Glass.
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Lewis Carroll was a bachelor all his life.
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in a way, it was his reaction to the time period in which he grew up. Lewis Carroll always wanted to be original. he himself said "Perhaps the hardest thing in all literature.. is to write anything original". Nevertheless, he worked his hardest to come up with masterpeices of literature of the likes…
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The Mock Turtle (Except of course, he isn't 'named for the offal', but for the reptilian imitation.)
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. "Lewis" is derived from the Latin version of "Lutwidge," and "Carroll" is derived from "Charles."
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None. Lewis Carroll had no wife or children. He was forbidden from marrying by the terms of his employment and, as a result, never did.
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Lewis Carroll was educated at home until he was twelve years old. He was then sent to a small boarding school which is now part of Richmond School. When he was about fourteen he moved to Rugby School. When Carroll was nineteen he went to Oxford University where he studied at Christ Church College.
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Lewis Carroll started writing Alice in Wonderland in 1862. It was completed and published in 1865.
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Lewis Carroll didn't write a musical version of Alice in Wonderland. He wrote it as a novel.
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Lewis Carroll wrote a lot of books and is a good author
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No, Lewis Carroll was forbidden from marrying by the terms of his employment, and he nevr did.
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Lewis Carroll's most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass. He also wrote many other pieces of literature, including poems and short stories. The best known of these are the poem, The Hunting of the Snark, and the novel Sylvie and Bruno. As well a…
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Lewis Carroll is famous for writting many brilliant peoms that still are remembered by many people.
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Because he thought people reading his books on mathematics would find it odd that the same author name would appear on the cover of a children's fiction literature book. So he decided to kind of change or re-translate his name into a pen name to make the difference in the style of the books obvious …
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Charles L. Dodgson who used the pen name Lewis Carroll was tutored early in his life at home by his parents. At age 12, he was sent to a small private school near his home in Richmond, England. In 1845, Dodgson transferred to Rugby, but was very unhappy there. He remained at Rugby until 1849. In 185…
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This is just another 'red herring' in this confounding case. Carroll was definitely a colorful character in his day but his biggest depravity would have to have been his drug addiction. Of the hundreds of Ripper suspects I find this one almost as amusing as the Jill The Ripper theory.
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Lewis Carroll lived for 66 years, from 27 January 1832 until 14 January 1898.
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Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson) based many characters and scenarios in Alice in Wonderland on real life. He based the Dodo bird after himself because he had a stutter and would often introduce himself as Charles Do, do, Dogson.
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He is buried in Guildford Cemetery in Surrey. Lewis Carroll enjoyed reasonably good health until the moderately advanced age (for the time) of 66, then died suddenly in 1898 of pneumonia.
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It seems that Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was very keen to keep his fictional work separate from his real and professional life. He never publicly acknowledged that he was also Lewis Carroll and even went to the lengths of printing a message to send to people who wrote to him as Lewis Carroll saying, "…
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