The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll: The Mathematical Pamphlets of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces

The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll: The Mathematical Pamphlets of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces

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Overview

Between 1860 and 1897 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known to the ages as Lewis Carroll, produced over 180 booklets, leaflets, pamphlets, and instruction manuals. Varying radically in length and subject matter, they testify to Dodgson's unparalleled creativity and eclecticism. This volume, second in a series, concentrates on Dodgson's career as mathematical lecturerr of Christ Church, Oxford. Most of the material collected here has not appeared in print since the author's lifetime. Appearing in chronlogical order by mathematical subject, each section is preceded by an introductory essay providing background information to assist both the general reader and the specialist. Everal aspects of Dodgson;s personlaity as well as imprtnat events in the Victorian period that influenced his views and the mathematical topics he chose to write about are discussed in the general introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780930326098
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 11/28/1994
Series: Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll Series , #2
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Francine F. Abeles is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Kean College.

Date of Birth:

January 27, 1832

Date of Death:

January 14, 1898

Place of Birth:

Daresbury, Cheshire, England

Place of Death:

Guildford, Surrey, England

Education:

Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857

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