- Run Time: 1 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: June 30, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Arts Magic
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Package Note: DVD-5
Description by OLDIES.com:
This program is of major interest to all lovers of the writer, logician, mathematician, Anglican deacon, and photographer, and to all students of English literature.
This intimate documentary takes a look at the life of controversial children's author Lewis Carroll, a mysterious figure to both literary historians and to many who were close to him. Exploring the inspirations and experiences that surrounded the writing of his famous works such as ALICE IN WONDERLAND and "Jabberwocky," the film seeks to remove some of the enigma shrouding the author.
Lewis Carroll (1832-98) was an English writer, logician, mathematician, Anglican deacon and photographer. He excelled in two of these fields, photography and writing. As a photographer, he brought a sense of human fragility to the somewhat wooden Victorian scene. His literary influence is difficult to overestimate, with disciples ranging from James Joyce to Douglas Adams and beyond. But the real man, Charles Dodgson, did his best to distance himself from his nom-de-plume...