Through the Jabber – Lewis Carroll

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780748641185
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651986 | DOI:
Through the Jabber – Lewis Carroll

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This chapter takes a look at Miller's relation to Lewis Carroll, which is considered as the most productive in terms of studying Miller's original and playful writing. It describes Carroll as a writer of huge significance, and shows that Carroll gives Miller a deep interest in wordplay, in language games and in the potentially humorous limits of writing.

Keywords: Lewis Carroll; playful writing; wordplay; language games

Chapter.  11353 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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