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Through the Looking Glass (And What Alice Found There): Penguin Classic (Illustrated) Edition

Through the Looking Glass (And What Alice Found There): Penguin Classic (Illustrated) Edition

Tenniel, John
Carroll, Lewis

Paperback

Fantasy

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ISBN13: 9798503088588
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: May 12 2021
Pages: 126
Weight: 0.34
Height: 0.27 Width: 5.51 Depth: 8.50
Language: English
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Although it makes no reference to the events in the earlier book, the themes and settings of Through the Looking-Glass make it a kind of mirror image of Wonderland: the first book begins outdoors, in the warm month of May, on Alice's birthday (May 4), uses frequent changes in size as a plot device, and draws on the imagery of playing cards; the second opens indoors on a snowy, wintry night exactly six months later, on November 4 (the day before Guy Fawkes Night), uses frequent changes in time and spatial directions as a plot device, and draws on the imagery of chess. In it, there are many mirror themes, including opposites, time running backwards, and so on.

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