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Brooker, Will. Alice's Adventures: Lewis Carroll in Popular Culture.
Continuum. Apr. 2004. c.336p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 0-8264-1433-8. $35. LIT
Part of Continuum's trilogy of cultural icons that includes works on Barman and Star Wars, this fascinating survey of present day Anglo-American popular culture examines the myths and icons of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Brooker (American International Univ., London) spends a great deal of effort analyzing Carroll's motivation for writing Wonderland and the debate over whether the stories are "pretty nonsense" for children or dark psychological …