The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 5, No 1 (2001)

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ykcowrebbaJ - Alice in the Hands of Her Translators: Emer O'Sullivan Looks at the German Alice Tradition

Jeff Garrett

Abstract


Anyone who takes Anglo-German children's book relations seriously finds themselves standing before the curious history of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland as it has been interpreted in Germany. In her latest scholarly book in German, entitled Kinderliterarische Komparatistik (English roughly: Comparative Children's Literature Studies), Emer O'Sullivan traces the varied approaches over the last century to this peculiar pièce de résistance.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680