The Lewis Carroll Society News

The Mythological Centres of Lewis Carroll’s Alice Books

Richard Kopley discusses the symmetrical frame of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, revealing the respective centres of the two books: the Cheshire Cat and Humpty Dumpty.


Thursday 21 January 2021 7pm GMT

Please use the Zoom link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89407502327?pwd=SUpHZ1ZBdnN4OEJURWRpd1kzcXplUT09

Meeting ID: 894 0750 2327 Passcode: 249396

Recording of the event on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/embed/NFT7bpih-W4

American McGee is the game designer of American McGee’s Alice, and its sequel Alice: Madness Returns and many other titles. He is also known as one of the influential software engineers involved with games such as Doom II and Quake. He is based in Shanghai and Founder/CEO of Mysterious. The Mysterious company do much more than game design – Mysterious also produce fashion and art as well as games. Information about Mysterious can be found at mysterious.americanmcgee.com. His blog can be found at www.americanmcgee.com/about

Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland

Alice’s Nightmare in Wonderland with Jonathan Green. Friday 27 March 2020 at The Art Workers’ Guild, WC1N 3AT. This event was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Chris Riddell's Alice In Wonderland

Chris Riddell in Wonderland: An Illustrator in Pursuit of Alice. The distinguished illustrator, political cartoonist and former Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell, talking and drawing about the challenges and rewards of creating a new illustrated edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass for publication in 2020.

Sir John Tenniel: Illustrating Alice

Our next meeting is on Friday 28 February 2020: Sir John Tenniel: Illustrating Alice. An illustrated talk by Dr Leo John De Freitas.