Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge Pen name Lewis Car·roll (kărˈəl) 1832-1898. British mathematician and writer. His stories about Alice, invented to amuse the young daughter of a friend, appear in the classics Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872).

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

Etymologies

From Dodge +‎ -son, from the given name Roger. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There was no record of why the rift occurred, since the Liddells never openly spoke of it, and the single page in Dodgson’s diary recording 27-29 June 1863 (which seems to cover the period in which it began) was missing.

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  • When source material is as heavily manipulated as it has been in Dodgson’s [aka Lewis Carroll] case, it can support widely different interpretations of his life and work, and special interest therefore attaches to anything that has not been tampered with.

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  • One of Christina’s close friends was not surprisingly a vicar, Charles Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll.

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  • If you want a family seasonal show with a great pedigree, look no further than this musical comedy brought to the stage by writer Hattie Naylor, composer Paul Dodgson and director Lee Lyford.

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  • The other thing that we have actually focused a lot on in the exhibition is that when the original manuscript was created, Charles Dodgson Lewis Carroll included pictures.

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  • Charles Dodgson was a writer but he was also an artist who thought in pictures, and it makes you realize why the imagery in "Alice" is so vivid.

    C. M. Rubin: Alice

  • One of the highlights is an opportunity to learn more about Dodgson's photography.

    C. M. Rubin: Alice

  • The Dark Side of Wonderland: The Scandals of Lewis CarrollIf you’ve seen the new movie, Alice in Wonderland or even read the books (yes, there are more than one), you know that Lewis Carroll (real name, Charles Dodgson) is the author with a very strange imagination.

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  • I am a bit of a Carroll-Dodgson fanatic (to the extent that I've actually read the complete collection of his correspondence) and am concerned that I may not like it.

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  • What I have liked in the past was a television adaptation of the late '80's/early 90's and Dennis Potter's "Dreamchild", about the relationship between Dodgson & Alice Liddell.

    "This is my dream. I make the path."

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