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The full texts of the Alice in Wonderland books, quotes, summaries, and the script from the Disney movie.

Original texts

The lost chapter

Quotes

Summaries

Disney movie script

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Links to other Alice in Wonderland related pages

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General information about the creation of both Alice in Wonderland books, Disney’s movie, the author, the real Alice and the illustrator.

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    How a story told to three little girls evolved from Alice’s Adventures Under Ground to the book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, the publication process, revisions, and other editions.
  • Through the looking glass and what Alice found there
    About the creation of the sequel and its publication process.
  • John Tenniel’s illustrations
    How the illustrator of both Alice books was chosen, how he cooperated with Carroll, and how the illustrations were created and printed
  • Lewis Carroll
    The author of the Alice in Wonderland books, who’s real name was Charles Ludwidge Dodgson
  • Alice Liddell
    The real girl named Alice, who inspired the Alice in Wonderland stories
  • Disney’s movie
    Disney’s Alice in Wonderland movie
  • Trivia
    Miscellaneous facts about the creation of the books and the author
  • Glossary
    An explanation of terms and phrases that were well known at the time of writing, but are currently less known.
  • Alice on the Stage
    An article from Carroll with his views about how the story came to be and how he meant characters to be like.

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Deeper analyses of the origins of the texts and illustrations, characters, themes and motives, and finding ‘hidden meanings’ in the Alice books.

Origins

  • Story origins
    Things out of Lewis Carroll’s environment that inspired him when writing the story of Alice in Wonderland.
  • Picture origins
    Things that inspired John Tenniel’s illustrations
  • Poem origins
    The original poems that were parodied by Carroll in his story

Literary elements

Interpretive essays


“Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?” He asked.
“Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”