Volume One: Essays
Includes general essays, essays about each language and the translation issues encountered, appendices, notes on contributors, a sixteen-page color section of book covers, and an index, along with numerous illustrations.

The foreword is by David Crystal, whom the London Guardian calls “the foremost writer and lecturer on the English language.” Other general essays are by Morton Cohen, a member of the Royal Society and author of the definitive biography of Lewis Carroll, and Michael Suarez, SJ, co-editor of The Oxford Companion to the Book. He is University Professor and director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.

Table of Contents - Volume One

Editorial note
Foreword · David Crystal
Introduction · Jon A. Lindseth

Preliminary Essays

Warren Weaver’s Alice in Many Tongues: A Critical Appraisal · Emer O’Sullivan
Alice and Global Bibliography: Reading the Whole Book · Michael F. Suarez, SJ
The Universal Child · Warren Weaver
Lewis Carroll as He Was · Morton N. Cohen
Alice Liddell as She Was · Morton N. Cohen
The Alice Books: English Classics · Morton N. Cohen
Translations of Alice during the Lifetime of Lewis Carroll · Edward Wakeling
The Real Flood of Translations · Selwyn Goodacre

A Selection of Covers in Color

Languages

Afrikaans · Lelanie de Roubaix and Ilse Feinauer
Albanian (Gheg and Tosk) · Merita Bajraktari McCormack
Arabic · Nadia El Kholy
Aragonese · Antonio Chusé Gil Ereza
Armenian (Eastern) · Zoya Pirzad
Aromanian · Mariana Bara
Assamese · Pradipta Borgohain
Asturian · Xilberto Llano
Azerbaijani · Sheyda Souleymanova
Basque · Manu López Gaseni
Belarusian · Max Ščur
Bengali · Nivedita Sen
Bosnian · Sandra Novkinić
Brazilian Portuguese · Lauro Maia Amorim
Brazilian Sign Language · Clélia Regina Ramos
Breton · Hervé Le Bihan
Bulgarian · Ivan Derzhanski
Catalan · Francesc Parcerisas
Cebuano · Marina P. Hamoy
Chinese · Zongxin Feng
Cornish · Nicholas J. A. Williams
Croatian · Smiljana Narančić Kovač
Czech · Jiří Rambousek
Danish · Viggo Hjørnager Pedersen
Dari and Pashto · Rahman A. Arman
Dutch · Lenny de Rooy
Estonian · Risto Järv
Ewondo · Stéphanie Engola
Faroese · Bergljót av Skarði and Kristinbjørg Høgnesen
Fijian · Apolonia Tamata
Filipino · Marina P. Hamoy
Finnish · Markus Lång
French · Isabelle Nières-Chevrel
Frisian (West) · Jant van der Weg-Laverman
Galician · Teresa Barro
Georgian · Giorgi Gokieli
German · Emer O’Sullivan
Gothic · David A. Carlton
Greek · Deborah Brown Kazazis
Gujarati · Taarū Mēghānee Kajāāriā
Hawaiian · Keao NeSmith
Hebrew · Rachel Weissbrod
Hindi · Sumanyu Satpathy and Lalit Kumar
Hungarian · Anna Kérchy
Icelandic · Gauti Kristmannsson, Aleksandra Maria Cieślińska, and Magnea J. Matthíasdóttir
Indonesian · Harry Aveling, Riris K. Toha-Sarumpaet, and Issy Yuliasri
Irish · Alan Titley
Italian · Adele Cammarata
Japanese · Yoshiyuki Momma
Jèrriais · Geraint Jennings
Kannada · Vijayakumar M. Boratti
Kazakh · Fatima Moldashova
Konkani · Padma Baliga
Korean · Kang-hoon Lee
Korean (Sewell version) · Victoria Jon Sewell
Kurdish (Sorani) · Kaveh Tagharobi
Ladino · Avner Perez
Lao · Gregory H. Green
Latgalian · Ilga Šuplinska
Latin · August A. Imholtz, Jr.
Latvian · Kristīne Baiža and Gunta Ločmele
Lithuanian · Agnė Zolubienė
Low German · Reinhard F. Hahn
Macedonian · Rumena Bužarovska
Malay · Zubaidah Ibrahim-Bell
Malayalam · Anto Thomas Chakramakkil and Alida Allison
Maltese · Ġorġ Mallia
Manlam Ngy · Gina Chiu Chang
Manx · Alan Titley
Māori · Tom Roa
Marathi · Swati Jaideep Raje
Medieval Irish · Elizabeth Boyle
Mennonite Low German · Jack Thiessen
Middle Breton · Hervé Le Bihan
Middle Welsh · Silva Nurmio
Moldavian · Elena Suff
Mongolian · G. Mend-Ooyo
Montenegrin · Gordana Kustudić
Ndebele (Zimbabwean) · Dion Nkomo
Neapolitan · Stefania Tondo
Nepali · C. M. Bandhu
Norwegian · Kristin Ørjasæter
Occitan (Provençal) · Philippe Blanchet
Old Norse · Victoria Condie, Alexis Lansbury, and Richard Munro
Oriya · Sumanyu Satpathy and Animesh Mohapatra
Palatine German (Vorderpälzisch) · Franz Schlosser
Papiamento · Angiolina Henriquez
Pashto and Dari · Rahman A. Arman
Persian · Farideh Pourgiv
Picard (Borain) · André Capron
Pitjantjatjara · Nancy Sheppard
Pitjantjatjara Illustrations · Byron W. Sewell
Pitjantjatjara Illustrations · Donna Leslie
Polish · Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska
Portuguese · Conceição Pereira, Margarida Vale de Gato, and Patricia Anne Odber de Baubeta
Romanian · Claudia Elena Stoian
Russian · Liudmyla I. Skuratovska and Maria L. Isakova
Rusyn · Mihajlo Fejsa
Samoan · Luafata Simanu-Klutz
Sasak · Harry Aveling, Muhammad Rifqi, and Hariro Zamzam
Scots Languages: Overview · Derrick McClure
Scots (Borders) · Cameron Halfpenny
Scots (Caithness) · James Miller
Scots (East Angus and Kincardine) · Raymond Vettese
Scots (Glaswegian) · Thomas Clark
Scots (Northeast) · Derrick McClure
Scots (Orkney) · Donna Heddle
Scots (Shetlandic) · Laureen Johnson
Scots (Southeast Central) · Sandy Fleming
Scots (Synthetic Literary) · Andrew McCallum
Scots (Ulster) · Anne Morrison-Smyth and Michael Everson
Scots (West Central Ayrshire) · James Begg
Scottish Gaelic (Mid-Argyll) · Àdhamh Ó Broin
Scottish Gaelic (Non-Dialectal) · Moray Watson
Scottish Gaelic (South Uist) · Gilbert MacMillan
Serbian · Tijana Tropin
Seychelles Creole · Penda Choppy
Shangani · Peniah Mabaso
Shona · Shumirai Nyota and Tsitsi Nyoni
Sinhala · Sugath Mahinda Senarath
Slovak · Juraj Vojtek
Slovenian · Mihajlo Mohor
Spanish (and Other Languages of Spain): Overview · Juan Gabriel López Guix
Swahili · Ida Hadjivayanis
Swedish · Björn Sundmark
Tagalog and Filipino · Marina P. Hamoy
Tajiki · Bahridin Aliev-Alizoda
Tamil · R. Azhagarasan
Telugu · K. Suneetha Rani
Thai · Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit
Tongan · Telesia Kalavite
Turkish · Alev Balcı Tison
Turoyo · Shabo Talay
Ukrainian · Oleg Lipchenko
Urdu · Sumanyu Satpathy and Haris Qadeer
Uyghur · Umarjan Hujahmet, Feng Liu, Abidan Yibulayin, and Barharguly Yunussy
Viennese · Hans Werner Sokop
Vietnamese · Hoàng-Thư Dương and John Celli
Võro · Sulev Iva
Walloon · Jean-Luc Fauconnier
Welsh · Sioned Davies
Xhosa · Nosisi Mpolweni
Yiddish · Adina Bar-El
Zulu · Bhekinkosi Ntuli

English Dialects

Appalachian · Byron W. Sewell
Cockney · Charlie Lovett
Cornish-English · Alan M. Kent
Middle English · Brian S. Lee
Old English · Peter S. Baker
Scouse · Patrick Honeybone
Sussex · Richard Coates

English in Other Alphabets

Alice in Unusual Orthographies · Michael Everson
- Deseret
- Ewellic
- International Phonetic Alphabet
- Nyctographic Square Alphabet
- QR Barcode
- Shaw
- Unifon
Alphagram · Adam Tauman Kalai
Braille · Clare Imholtz
Ciphers and Codes · Edward Wakeling
Ñspel · Francis K. Johnson
Shorthand · Catherine M. Parisian

Constructed Languages

Invented Languages: Overview · Sarah L. Higley
Blissymbols · Michael Everson
Esperanto · Patrick H. Wynne
Lingua Franca Nova · Simon Davies
Lingwa de Planeta · Dmitry Ivanov
Lojban · Mark Shoulson
Neo · Ralph Midgley
Sambahsa · Olivier Simon
Volapük · Michael Everson

Illustrations

The Illustrations of Alice: Overview · Jon A. Lindseth and Stephanie Lovett
Alice Illustrations as Translation · Nilce M. Pereira
Alice: Illustrated by a World of Artists · Adriana Peliano
Fashions of Alice · Kiera Vaclavik

Additional Essays

"Carrollian Comics Worldwide · Byron W. Sewell and Mark Burstein
Disney’s Alice in Other Languages and Lands · Matt Crandall
Zumorigénflit: A Parody of This Project · Byron W. Sewell

Appendices and Back Matter

Appendix 1. Alice: Languages Listed by First Publication Date
Appendix 2. Alice: First Publication Date Listed Alphabetically by Language
Appendix 3. Alice: Languages Listed by Number of Editions
Appendix 4. Alice: Number of Editions Listed Alphabetically by Language
Appendix 5. Through the Looking-Glass: Languages Listed by First Publication Date
Appendix 6. Through the Looking-Glass: First Publication Date Listed Alphabetically by Language
Appendix 7. Through the Looking-Glass: Languages Listed by Number of Editions
Appendix 8. Through the Looking-Glass: Number of Editions Listed Alphabetically by Language
Appendix 9. Additional Languages at the Press or in Translation
Appendix 10. The Most Translated English Novel · Jon A. Lindseth and Stephanie Lovett
Appendix 11. On ISO and Ethnologue · Jon A. Lindseth
Appendix 12. On the Alice 125 Celebration in Australia in 1990 · Jon A. Lindseth
Appendix 13. Translations from the Library of Alice Hargreaves · Jon A. Lindseth
Appendix 14. The Languages of Scotland: The Haves versus the Have-Nots · Jon A. Lindseth
Appendix 15. Alice Translation Articles from Around the World · Lila Marz Harper
Appendix 16. Material Not Covered in This Book · Jon A. Lindseth
Appendix 17. Titles of the Alice Translations when Back-Translated into English · Jon A. Lindseth
Technical Editor’s Note · Alan Tannenbaum
Acknowledgments · Jon A. Lindseth
Notes on Contributors
Lewis Carroll Societies of the World · Mark Burstein

Index