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'S e ainm-pinn a th' ann an Lewis Carroll: b' e Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ainm ceart an ùghdair agus bha e na òraidiche le Matamataig ann an Colaiste Chrìosd, an Oilthigh Ath nan Damh. Thòisich Dodgson an sgeulachd air a' 4mh latha den Iuchar 1862, nuair a chaidh e sgrìob ann am bàta-ràimh air an abhainn Thames ann an Ath nan Damh còmhla ris an Urramach Robinson Duckworth, còmhla ri Alice Liddell (a bha deich bliadhna a dh'aois) an nighean aig Deathain Cholaiste Chrìosd, agus còmhla ris an dithis pheathraichean aice, Lorina (a bha trì bliadhna
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'S e ainm-pinn a th' ann an Lewis Carroll: b' e Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ainm ceart an ùghdair agus bha e na òraidiche le Matamataig ann an Colaiste Chrìosd, an Oilthigh Ath nan Damh. Thòisich Dodgson an sgeulachd air a' 4mh latha den Iuchar 1862, nuair a chaidh e sgrìob ann am bàta-ràimh air an abhainn Thames ann an Ath nan Damh còmhla ris an Urramach Robinson Duckworth, còmhla ri Alice Liddell (a bha deich bliadhna a dh'aois) an nighean aig Deathain Cholaiste Chrìosd, agus còmhla ris an dithis pheathraichean aice, Lorina (a bha trì bliadhna deug), agus Edith (a bha ochd bliadhna a dh'aois). Mar a tha soilleir san dàn aig toiseach an leabhair, dh'iarr na triùir nigheanan air Dodgson sgeulachd innse dhaibh agus thòisich e, gu h-aindeonach an toiseach, a' chiad dreach den sgeulachd innse dhaibh. Tha tòrr iomraidhean den chòignear aca an leth-fhalach ann am faclan an leabhair fhèin, a chaidh fhoillseachadh mu dheireadh thall ann an 1865.

'S e an leabhar seo a' chiad eadar-theangachadh làn gu Gàidhlig, agus tha an leabhar a' cleachdadh litreachadh a rèir nan gnathasan as ùire ann an Gàidhlig, na Gaelic Orthographic Conventions (2005).

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Lewis Carroll is a pen-name: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was the author's real name and he was lecturer in Mathematics in Christ Church, Oxford. Dodgson began the story on 4 July 1862, when he took a journey in a rowing boat on the river Thames in Oxford together with the Reverend Robinson Duckworth, with Alice Liddell (ten years of age) the daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, and with her two sisters, Lorina (thirteen years of age), and Edith (eight years of age). As is clear from the poem at the beginning of the book, the three girls asked Dodgson for a story and reluctantly at first he began to tell the first version of the story to them. There are many half-hidden references made to the five of them throughout the text of the book itself, which was published finally in 1865.

This book is the first complete translation to Gaelic, and the book uses spellings according to the current guidelines in Gaelic, the Gaelic Orthographic Conventions (2005).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782010159
  • Publisher: Evertype
  • Publication date: 11/1/2012
  • Language: Scottish Gaelic
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll
It's possible that if Lewis Carroll had never met Alice Liddell, he might have enjoyed a more peaceful lifetime and an obscure legacy. But his whimsical inventiveness touched everything he did, and a story he made up one afternoon for a little girl became one of literature's great classics, Alice in Wonderland.

Biography

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was a man of diverse interests -- in mathematics, logic, photgraphy, art, theater, religion, medicine, and science. He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters.

As all Carroll admirers know, his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), became an immediate success and has since been translated into more than eighty languages. The equally popular sequel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was published in 1872.

The Alice books are but one example of his wide ranging authorship. The Hunting of the Snark, a classic nonsense epic (1876) and Euclid and His Modern Rivals, a rare example of humorous work concerning mathematics, still entice and intrigue today's students. Sylvie and Bruno, published toward the end of his life contains startling ideas including an 1889 description of weightlessness.

The humor, sparkling wit and genius of this Victorian Englishman have lasted for more than a century. His books are among the most quoted works in the English language, and his influence (with that of his illustrator, Sir John Tenniel) can be seen everywhere, from the world of advertising to that of atomic physics.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 27, 1832
    2. Place of Birth:
      Daresbury, Cheshire, England
    1. Date of Death:
      January 14, 1898
    2. Place of Death:
      Guildford, Surrey, England

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