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Lewis Carroll: Five Poems (read by Roy Macready)
Self-effacing, yet having an expressive critical ability; reveling in the possibilities of fancy, though thoroughly at home with the sophisticated nuances of logic and mathematics, Lewis Carroll Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was an individual who, through his rare and diversified literary gifts and power of communication, left an indelible mark upon the imaginations of children and adults both during his generation and in generations to come. While at the Richmond School in , Dodgson composed Useful and Instructive Poetry , his first family magazine, for the edification of his seven-year-old brother, Wilfred Longley Dodgson, and his five-year-old sister, Louisa Fletcher Dodgson; this book was finally published over years later, in Of his writing in general, Mr. Tate reassured the elder Dodgson his son would most likely outgrow. The fairy persona takes on the aspect of a censoring adult who attempts to interfere with Charles no matter which way he turns.
Who Was Lewis Carroll?
His poem The Hunting of the Snark is nonsense literature of the highest order. Lewis Carroll was an English novelist and poet. He was the eldest son and third child of the Rev.
Lewis Carroll was an English fiction writer who wrote and created games as a child. At age 20, he received a studentship at Christ Church and was appointed a lecturer in mathematics. Carroll was shy but enjoyed creating stories for children. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, best known by his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll, was born in the village of Daresbury, England, on January 27, The eldest boy in a family of 11 children, Carroll was rather adept at entertaining himself and his siblings.
You are Old, Father William. Up above the world you fly, Like a tea tray in the sky. Twinkle, twinkle, little bat! How I wonder what you're at! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright-- And this was odd, because it was The middle of the night. The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no business to be there After the day was done-- "It's very rude of him," she said, "To come and spoil the fun!
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life in many parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets. The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!