Find The Annotated Hunting Of the Snark by Carroll, Lewis at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Having prepared the definitive edition of The Annotated Alice (), prolific polymath Gardner has now produced the perfect companion. The Annotated Hunting of the Snark: The Definitive Edition (ISBN ) is a book by the American writer Martin Gardner. It was first published in .

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He does not deconstruct and analyze the poem, but instead guides the modern readers by explaining obscure references and pointing out subtleties likely to be missed upon casual reading. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use off Privacy Annptated.

Carroll may have written The Hunting of the Snark for children, but this enigmatic tale in verse of a group of adventurers seeking a legendary creature is a lot less accessible than the two Alice books to the modern reader, whether young or old.


Even Gardner fans who own the original Annotated Snark will want this one. Common types of annotations are: By signing up you agree to W. More than years later, the indomitable Martin Gardner returns to the Snark with a trove of new annotations and illustrations, uncovering some of the most confounding literary, linguistic, and mathematical references embedded in any of Lewis Carroll’s many huntnig.

This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat Subjects Carroll, Lewis, Preface to the Centennial Edition In the introduction to the edition, Gardner describes the origin of the Snark from the sudden inspiration to its publication two years later.

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According to Kelly, The Hunting of the Snark is “Carroll’s comic rendition of his fears of disorder huning chaos, with the comedy serving as a psychological defense against the devastating idea of personal annihilation.


Huntong often denied knowing the meaning behind the poem; however, in an reply to one letter, he agreed with one interpretation of the poem as an allegory for the search for happiness. Separate different tags with a comma. Discover what to read next.

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View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links To illustrate the poem Carroll chose Henry Holidaywhom he had met in [17] or Available Our Retail Price: An Agony in Eight Fits View Full Version of PW. A federal appeals court has slammed the reliability of U. With a host of other Snark resources, this is the most ambitious work on Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece in many decades.

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The Annotated Hunting of the Snark: The Definitive Edition

Readers familiar with The Annotated Alice will find Gardner adhering to the same principles in annotating the Snark. Notes Includes bibliographical references p. Problems playing this file?