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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


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


Through the Jabber – Lewis Carroll

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at Miller's relation to Lewis Carroll, which is considered as the most productive in terms of studying Miller's original and playful writing. It describes Carroll as a ... More


Ryle on Knowing How

Jason Stanley

in Know How

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695362
eISBN:
9780191729768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695362.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Gilbert Ryle is well known for arguing that knowing how is not a kind of knowing that. The purpose of this chapter is to distinguish Ryle’s correct insights about action from his incorrect ... 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


“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


Logic

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reports the consequences of an extension of immanence for the classical domains of logic. It specifically illustrates the extent to which Gilles Deleuze's account of sense relates to, ... More


The Tractatus on Inference and Entailment

Ian Proops

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the Tractatus, Wittgenstein criticizes Frege and Russell for maintaining that “laws of inference” justify inferences (Tractatus 5.132). I argue that what lies behind this criticism is a rejection ... More


The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Robin Wilson and Amirouche Moktefi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198817000
eISBN:
9780191858697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817000.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known for his ‘Alice’ books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, written under his pen-name of Lewis Carroll. He is also remembered as a ... More


The Making of Percy's Reliques

Nick Groom

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765) is one of the founding texts of English literature, an epoch-making collection of historical and lyrical ballads that defined the canon of ... More


Reading a Poem

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The writings of Lewis Carroll and Sigmund Freud are engines of poetic transformation. Patrick Mahony suggests that diataxis is about the veering of the ‘inner’ world, having to do with moments of ... More


The Victorian Hippie

Nicholas P. Money

in Mushroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732562
eISBN:
9780199918515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732562.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides, Plant Sciences and Forestry

In an influential book published in 1860, mycologist Mordecai Cubitt Cooke wrote about narcotic plants and the mind-altering effects of the fly agaric mushroom. This book may have inspired some of ... 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


Inference, Deduction, Logic

Ian Rumfitt

in Knowing How: Essays on Knowledge, Mind, and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195389364
eISBN:
9780199932368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389364.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gilbert Ryle tried to carry his ‘anti-intellectualist’ crusade into the province of logic, long taken to be one of the opposition's strongholds. Throughout that crusade, Ryle rightly stressed the ... More


Charles Dodgson

Robin Wilson

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) spent his entire adult life at Christ Church, occupying the position of Lecturer in Mathematics for twenty-five years. He was an expert on, and enthusiast for, the ... More


Algebra: Symbolic Logic and the Logic of Symbolism

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The difference between the transcendent Coleridgean symbol and the unreliable conventional symbol was of explicit concern in Victorian mathematics, where the former was aligned with Euclidean ... More


Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Helen Groth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines how the productive interplay between nineteenth-century literary and visual media paralleled the emergence of a modern psychological understanding of the ways in which reading, ... More


Slaying the Jabberwock: Lewis Carroll’s Parody of Anglo-Saxonism

Chris Jones

in Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

In this brief ‘Inter-chapter’ it is argued that Lewis Carroll’s poem ‘Jabberwocky’ is a late parody of the first phase of nineteenth-century poetic Anglo-Saxonism. The slaying of the monster in ... More


Logic

Amirouche Moktefi

in The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198817000
eISBN:
9780191858697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817000.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses Dodgson’s work on syllogisms (a topic that can be traced back to Aristotle and Ancient Greece) and how to solve them systematically using a marked board and some counters. His ... More


The History and Future of Logic Puzzles

Jason Rosenhouse

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171920
eISBN:
9781400889136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171920.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter first considers the history of logic puzzles through the contributions of Lewis Carroll and Raymond Smullyan. These two figures are united not only by their love of logic, but also by ... More


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