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  •  Oh, no, Brecht, I didn't mean (5+ / 0-)

    you should diary the Annotated Alice, merely that every Alice aficianado should have a copy to refer to. Being that Carroll was writing a mere century plus ago, we can catch many (but not all) of the things/people he was mocking.

    Nevertheless, it's like having an annotated Shakespeare: without one, you might catch a lot of stuff, but you're also going to miss a lot of stuff that was contemporary to the writer but is lost to those of us who aren't historians of the period in question.

    That's all I meant.

    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 11:19:13 PM PDT

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