Online resources on Lewis Carroll, the Alice books, etc.

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll Resources

Tools, databases and bibliographies for anyone researching the life and works of Charles Dodgson.

Lewis Carroll in the oxford dictionary of national biography

Biography of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) by Morton N. Cohen.

Lewis Carroll – First editions

A permanent online exhibition of the first editions of the various writings by Lewis Carroll.

In the national portrait gallery collection

Dodgson’s photography at the National Portrait Gallery (London).

The Alice books

Alice’s adventures under ground

Digitized copy of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (1862), the first version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with Lewis Carroll’s own illustrations. British Library.

Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice found there

Full text of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (18716) in plain text, Epub, Kindle, etc. Project Gutenberg.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Full text of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865/6) in plain text, Epub, Kindle, etc. Project Gutenberg.

The Nursery Alice

Full text of The Nursery Alice (1889/90) in plain text, Epub, Kindle, etc. Project Gutenberg.

The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark

Full text of The Hunting of the Snark (1876) in plain text, Epub, Kindle, etc. Project Gutenberg.

Götz Kluge’s wonderful blog on The Hunting of the Snark and more specifically about its illustrations by Henry Holiday. Clear your schedule for the day; you will definitely spend hours there.

The Institute of Snarkology

All things Snark. It doesn’t get any better (or more bonkers) than that.


Listen to The Hunting of the Snark (read by Stan Pretty).

Journals & reviews

The Carrollian

The Lewis Carroll Journal.

The Knight Letter

Magazine de la Lewis Carroll Society of North America.

The Lewis Carroll Review

The reviewing journal of the Lewis Carroll Society.

The Snarkologist

The journal of the Institute of Snarkology.

Carrollian scholars

Edward Wakeling

A comprehensive blog on all things Lewis Carroll by the iconic Carroll scholar Edward Wakeling.

Jan Susina

Ghost of the Talking Cricket, Jan Susina’s blog, deals with children’s and adolescent’s literature and culture. And it’s really cool.

Franziska Kohlt

You’ve definitely seen her before. My partner in crime is increasingly more ambitious projects and a neverending source of Carrollian knowledge.

Jenny Woolf

Jenny Woolf’s blog is full of joyous Carroll-related findings.

Bits & Bobs

Lewis Carroll at the Open Library

A delightful smörgåsbord of Carroll’s works — for free.

Parodies of Alice in Wonderland

An illustrated bibliography of the parodies of Alice, organised chronologically.

The Lewis Carroll Scrapbook Collection

The Library of Congress.

Alice in

A very complete website dedicated to all things Carroll, with a wonderful FAQ.