Wednesday, January 20, 2016


For other people named Charles Dodgson, see Charles Dodgson (disambiguation).
Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll, 1855
BornCharles Lutwidge Dodgson
27 January 1832
Daresbury, Cheshire, England
Died14 January 1898 (aged 65)
Guildford, Surrey, England
OccupationWriter, mathematicianAnglicancleric, photographer, artist
GenreChildren's literature, fantasy literature, mathematical logic,poetryliterary nonsenselinear algebravoting theory
Notable worksAlice's Adventures in Wonderland,
Through the Looking-Glass,
The Hunting of the Snark,
Curiosa Mathematica, Part I: A New Theory of Parallels,
Curiosa Mathematica, Part II: Pillow Problems,
"The Principles of Parliamentary Representation"


Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/ˈɑːrlz ˈlʌtwɪ ˈdɒdsən/;[1][2][3] 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/), was an English writermathematicianlogicianAnglicandeacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world[4] dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the 

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