Alice in a World of Wonderlands

March 3th, 2015

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Alice in a World of Wonderlands

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Nou-s’annonche un nouvieau livre:
A new book is announced:

Forthcoming in June 2015

From Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware in cooperation with the Lewis Carroll Society of North America.

Three volumes with 251 volunteer writers covering Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 174 languages.

Volume One

Includes general essays, essays about each language and the translation issues encountered, appendices, notes on contributors, a sixteen-page color section of book covers, and an index, along with numerous illustrations.
Jèrriais · Geraint Jennings

Volume Two

Contains “back-translations” into English of eight pages from Chapter VII of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with footnotes explaining what the translator did and why. Included are the back-translations of the first edition in each language and, when available, a recent one. Four tables show how certain phrases were translated into the various languages. Most back-translations include an illustration of the book cover.
Jèrriais 2012 Geraint Jennings

Volume Three

Consists of a bibliographical checklist of more than 7,600 editions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 174 languages (some listed as forthcoming) and over 1,500 editions of Through the Looking-Glass in 65 languages.
Jèrriais Geraint Jennings