Picture of Lewis Carroll


Lifetime: 1832 - 1898 Passed: ≈ 126 years ago


Author, Illustrator, Poet, Mathematician, Photographer, Teacher, Inventor



Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility with word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, inventor and Anglican deacon.

Books by Lewis Carroll

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Fantasy Fiction Novel
Children's Literature Comics Literary nonsense Fantastique

An acclaimed children’s classic depicting the odd, but riveting journeys of the curious Alice as she explores the surreal world of Wonderland. Written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson or better known under his pseudonym Lewis Caroll, this episodic novel i...

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Through the Looking-Glass

Fiction Novel
Children's Literature Reflection Reversal

If you've read and loved Alice in Wonderland, you wouldn't want to miss reading about her further adventures, the strange and fantastical creatures she meets and the delightful style and word-play that made the first book so appealing. Through the Lo...

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Love Courage Evil Goodness

"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll about the killing of a creature named "the Jabberwock". It was included in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). The book tells of Al...

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The Hunting of the Snark

Literary nonsense Myths Legends Ballads

The Hunting of the Snark, subtitled An Agony in 8 Fits, is a poem by the English writer Lewis Carroll. It is typically categorised as a nonsense poem. Written between 1874 and 1876, it borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words...

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Alice's Adventures Underground

Adventure Fairy Tale
Animal Children Literature Journey Childhood Classics Fantastic Fiction

One of the best-known works of Victorian literature, its narrative, structure, characters and imagery have had huge influence on popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre. The book has never been out of print and has been transl...

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Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

Fairy Tale
Children Adventure Children's Literature Myths Legends Mortality

The fairy-children Sylvie and Bruno are charming whenever they appear, their fairy companions such as the Professor delight in taking ideas to their logical (and humorous) conclusions, and many nonsense songs are sung. Meanwhile, the mortals (compris...

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Alice in Wonderland (Dramatization)

Fantasy Novel
Young Children Imagery Literary nonsense Literature Culture

A young girl named Alice falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world of anthropomorphic creatures. It is seen as an example of the literary nonsense genre.

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A Tangled Tale

Short Story Children Christianity Church Mathematics

Lewis Carroll is best known for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. It is less widely known that he worked as a lecturer for mathematics at Christ Church college, Oxford for 27 years. 'A tangled tale' merges his two talents as storyteller and mathema...

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Young Imaginative Poems Explore Classics Prose

It is a whimsical and imaginative story that takes the reader on a journey through a fantastical world. Written by the famous author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", this book is a must-read for fans of Carroll's unique style of writing and any...

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Child of the Pure Unclouded Brow

Innocence Spirit Children Imagery Poems Discovery Verses Fortnightly Imagination

In this, Lewis Carroll paints a poetic tapestry that transports readers into a world where reality dances with fantasy. Prepare to be captivated by Carroll's mesmerizing verses as he unravels a tale that celebrates the wonder, innocence, and limitles...