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I’m Grown up now: Female Sexual Authorship and Coming of Age in Pornographic Adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s Alice Books

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores pornographic constructions of female sexual agency through the character of Lewis Carroll’s Alice. These films use the Alice narrative to play out fantasies of womanly sexual ... More


Reciprocal aggression: Un-Romantic Agency in the Art of Lewis Carroll

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In his famous photographs of children and in the Alice books, Lewis Carroll often displays a surprising willingness to jettison the solitary Child of Nature paradigm and explore instead the complex ... More


A State of Imperfect Transformation: Law, Myth, and the Feminine in Outside Over There, Labyrinth, and Pan's Labyrinth

Anne McGillivray

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Three contemporary works tell the story of a girl's journey through the labyrinth to retrieve her mother's baby from the goblins. Maurice Sendak's picture book Outside Over There (1981) and Jim ... More


Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan both originate from beloved British children’s literature. Both stories involve child protagonists that travel to a world of their imagination. Both films were ... More


Dissolving Views: Dreams of Reading Alice

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers Lewis Carroll’s multifaceted relationship to the way images of Alice were generated in his readers’ minds, from her incarnation in the first imprint of Alice’s Adventures in ... More


Realism, Victorian Material Culture, and the Enduring Caricature Tradition

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

By the mid-nineteenth century, the aesthetics of the Victorian illustrated book were changing. The public desired artistic book illustration that could simulate the lifelike quality of photography. ... More


Burnett, Barrie, and the Emergence of Children’s Theatre

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter traces how Frances Hodgson Burnett and J. M. Barrie both participated in and resisted the creation of the emerging subgenre of children’s theatre. On the one hand, Little Lord Fauntleroy ... More


Conclusion: The Victorian Graphic Classics—Heir of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion looks forward from the Victorian illustrated book to the “graphic classics,” a form of modern popular culture that is arguably the heir of the Victorian illustrated book. Canonical ... More


Alice and the Curious Room

Hilary M. Schor

in Curious Subjects: Women and the Trials of Realism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199928095
eISBN:
9780199980550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928095.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on the novel as a dollhouse filled with tiny women (Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Little Nell, and “little Esther Summerson”), which plays complicated games with size and ... More


Afterword: ‘You'd think she would remember all this from the first time’1

Sarah Annes Brown

in A familiar compound ghost: Allusion and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085154
eISBN:
9781781704684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085154.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses a third heroine, Lewis Carroll's or Tim Burton's Alice. Burton's 2010 film, Alice in Wonderland, is a complexly allusive work, which cleverly stirs and shakes the memories both ... More


Caricature: A Theatrical Development

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In its theatricality, caricature-style book illustration approximates the tableau style popular in the nineteenth century. This chapter examines book illustrations by George Cruikshank, Phiz, Richard ... More


(Hetero)sexing the Child: Hans, Alice and the Repressive Hypothesis

Catherine Driscoll, Carina Garland, Catherine Driscoll, and Anna Hickey-Moody

in Deleuze and Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter investigates the relationships and tensions between Freud's, Foucault's and Deleuze's understandings of children's sexuality. There is some inconsistency, they argue, between how Deleuze ... More


“Where Childhood’s dreams are twined”: Virginia Woolf and the Literary Heritage of Lewis Carroll

Lois Gilmore

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Philadelphia is celebrating 150 years of Alice in Wonderland with public programming and multiple exhibitions beginning in 2015 through 2016. There are lectures, tea parties, hands-on tours at the ... More


Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More


Literary Projections and Residual Media: Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between two influential figures in British early cinema, Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul. Hepworth literally forged his cinematic vision out of Pauls’ discarded ... More


Jenin in Wonderland

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this tribute to Juliano Mer Khamis, who founded the Freedom Theatre at the heart of the Jenin refugee camp with Zakaria Zubeidi, the author comments on the theatrical performance of Alice in ... More


Conclusion: Streaming Interfidelities and Post-Recession Adaptation

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the 2008 global recession irrevocably changed entertainment financing, films beyond blockbuster or microbudget production methods became anathema to studios. However, adaptations of Victorian ... More


Recipe for a Song

Tim Kasser

in Lucy in the Mind of Lennon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199747603
eISBN:
9780190255947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199747603.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes how John Lennon came to write Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds in the winter of 1966–1967. John Lennon consistently claimed that the song was a response to a picture painted by ... More


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