Inventing wonderland : the lives and fantasies of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, J.M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame and A.A. Milne / Jackie Wullschläger.

  • London : Methuen 1995
Physical description
xii, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
  • 0413678407
  • 9780413678409
  • 0413703304
  • 9780413703309
  • Ill. on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-225) and index.
  • Other format: Also issued online.
  • B5N New General
  • B3N New Undergraduate
  • B5N New General
  • B3N New Undergraduate
  • Victorian images of childhood -- Lewis Carroll: the child as muse -- Edward Lear: the Victorian escape -- Inside the secret garden: the roots of Victorian fantasy -- J.M. Barrie: the boy who would not grow up -- Kenneth Grahame: et in arcadia ego -- A.A. Milne: the fantasy tamed -- From Alice in Wonderland to Lolita.
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  • Bibliography
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
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  • English


  • A thoughtful look into the lives of our greatest children's authors.

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Aberystwyth University Library: Hugh Owen: Level F PR990.W9
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