After Alice: A Novel by Gregory Maguire

By Gregory Maguire

From the multi-million-copy bestselling writer of depraved comes a paranormal new twist on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, released to coincide with the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Lewis's Carroll's loved classic.

When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole one hundred fifty years in the past, she stumbled on a Wonderland as rife with inconsistent principles and abrasive egos because the global she left at the back of. yet what of that global? How did 1860s Oxford react to Alice's disappearance?

In this really good paintings of fiction, Gregory Maguire turns his magnificent mind's eye to the query of underworlds, undergrounds, underpinnings—and understandings outdated and new, supplying an artistic spin on Carroll's enduring story. Ada, a pal of Alice's pointed out in brief in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, is off to go to her good friend, yet arrives a second too late—and tumbles down the rabbit-hole herself.

Ada brings to Wonderland her personal imperfect apprehension of reason and impact as she embarks on an odyssey to discover Alice and spot her correctly domestic from this surreal international under the realm. If Eurydice can ever be again to the fingers of Orpheus, or Lazarus will be raised from the tomb, might be Alice could be back to existence. both means, every thing that occurs subsequent is "After Alice."

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Furthermore, his taxonomy focused on decontextualized signs, not on whole objects. As is typical of many Mesoamerican iconographers, he tended to consider motifs only if they could be easily reduced to a two-dimensional format, and to ignore the significance of the threedimensional forms on which they appeared. 26 Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture Although Joralemon, following Covarrubias and Coe, initially accepted the centrality of the jaguar to Olmec art, several scholars noted the lack of resemblance of the “were-jaguar” to a real jaguar and proposed alternative possibilities from the animal world as its source.

Yet, the idea of duality was enhanced by still another concept, no less pervasive, that of equilibrium and balance. Rather than the static repose of two equal weights or masses, it can be conceived as a force that constantly modifies the relation between dual and/or polar pairs.  .  . determined and modified the concept of duality. Besides, it was the condition for the preservation of the cosmos.  . 10 Detail from the Codex Borbonicus of the creator couple. Drawing by author. 11 La Venta figurine of pregnant woman.

Such corruption may generate life or may 14 Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture will pull out all the timbers and reinsert them [another sexual metaphor] starting the fire again. In this case, however, they will also add bone to the logs.  . and thus it is as if the men have reinitiated the production process by refilling the oven/womb with bone/ semen. This interpretation is supported by the Mixtecs’ own explanation for this practice; they say that the bone gives yii “heat” or “force” to the fire.

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