All about Alice
LEWIS Carroll, who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872), was, in private life, a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
He produced other books as well--mostly on difficult mathematical subjects.
Lewis Carroll was also the first of the great photographers, and his studies of children --especially of little Alice Liddell, who was both the heroine and the first reader of the two great books--have a charm and a mastery of technique envied by the snappers of today.
His love of girls, which he was too innocent to interpret sexually, had perhaps …