“Alice through the Looking-Glass of Eleanor of Aquitaine” presented by Christopher Tyler at the “Alice through the Ages” Conference, Homerton College, Cambridge, Sept 15th-17th, 2015.
Parallel Alices propounds a thesis for which there is little solid evidence in Lewis Carroll’s life to account for the prevalence of late mediaeval themes in Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
In his new book, Christopher Tyler examines the pervasive mediaeval theme in Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, written by Lewis Carroll.
BBC article on some of the preliminary research of this book: here
This year, 2012, is the 150th anniversary of the first telling of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the Story Museum in Oxford is planning a celebration on Saturday 7 July & Sunday 8 July.
Read the original version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland online, the version hand-written by Charles Dodgson for Alice Liddell between 1862 and 1864.