Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better
known by the pen name 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 considered to be within the genre of literary
His facility at word play, logic, and fantasy has delighted audiences
ranging from children to the literary elite, and beyond this his work has
become embedded deeply in modern culture, directly influencing many artists.
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
United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
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