Justine Houyaux

Research on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Daresbury, Cheshire — Lewis Carroll’s birthplace

Any biography of Lewis Carroll will inform you that he was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the eldest boy and third child of Frances Jane Lutwidge and Charles Dodgson, in the … Continue reading

03/05/2018 · Leave a comment

A spot of sightseeing: When Lewis Carroll visited Brussels 150 years ago (The Bulletin, 9 July 2017)

The celebrated author only left the UK once in his lifetime – and the first stop in his European travels was Brussels. The rest of this article is available for … Continue reading

02/08/2017 · Leave a comment

La Bruxelles de Lewis Carroll, entre visites et mystère (Le Vif/L’Express, juillet 2017)

Il y a cent-cinquante ans, en route pour Moscou, accompagné de son ami Henry Liddon, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, alias Lewis Carroll, faisait étape à Bruxelles. Au programme : visite des … Continue reading

02/08/2017 · Leave a comment

After the conference | Part II — Bliss

In my previous post, I was telling you about how complicated it was to obtain funding for a conference in Belgium and how I nearly lost my mind (side note: … Continue reading

27/04/2017 · 1 Comment

Mount Cemetery, Guildford (England)

Though it may seem bizarre at first to visit a cemetery, I tend to think of them as places where history is archived. The Mount Cemetery in Guildford (Surrey) is … Continue reading

10/01/2017 · 1 Comment

SWYM-MWYS | Conférence sur Alice

“On devrait écrire un livre sur moi, ça, oui !” — Alice Le Département d’anglais et le Service du Doyen de la Faculté de Traduction et d’Interprétation de l’Université de … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · Leave a comment

SWYM-MWYS | Conference on Alice in Wonderland

“There ought to be a book written about me, that there ought!” — Alice The English Department and the Dean’s Service of the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation of the … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · 1 Comment

Alice in a World of Wonderlands — Part II: The Books

As I was saying in my previous post, Alice in a World of Wonderlands is quite the heavy thing. At first, its general editor, Jon Lindseth, aimed at roughly 1,000 … Continue reading

08/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Alice in a World of Wonderlands — Part I: The Project

As some of you may know from experience, one of the most difficult challenges of a long-term work (like a PhD, or writing a book, for example) is the lack … Continue reading

07/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Ellen Terry and her glorious gown of beetle wings

The Virtual Victorian (“Peer back into the mists of time — for facts, fancies and fabrications about the Victorian era”) has just published a lovely post about Ellen Terry’s gown … Continue reading

24/04/2015 · Leave a comment
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