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message 1: by Sebastian Christopher (last edited Jun 11, 2016 07:27AM) (new)

Sebastian Christopher (sebjosephchris) | 19 comments Hi! It's quite overwhelming to organise all the Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking-Glass editions (as some of you probably know). What I can gather, there is a separate merged edition for the Robert Ingpen-illustrated editions, see: https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio... There seems to only be Wonderland-titles in this edition, and not the Looking-Glass-titles also illustrated by Ingpen. Shouldn't they be here also? I placed https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... as part of this edition (this is the Swedish edition of Looking-Glass, illustrated by Ingpen), but I'm not sure... The english version (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...) is merged with the "regular" Looking-Glass-series. So confused, so some guidance is much appreciated!


message 2: by Renske (new)

Renske | 10663 comments An edition of 'Through the Looking-Glass' should not be combined with 'Alice in Wonderland'. And there should also be a third group for the editions containing both Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

According to one description the editions illustrated by Robert Ingpen have the unabridged text, so it seems they should not be kept separate as adaptations, but should be combined with the 'regular' editions. (And should have Lewis Carroll as primary author.)


Sebastian Christopher (sebjosephchris) | 19 comments Well, they are in fact separated, with the comment "The rest of the editions with Robert Ingpen's illustrations is separated into another work title: 50868248 (less) -- Sammm".


message 4: by Sebastian Christopher (last edited Jun 14, 2016 02:12AM) (new)

Sebastian Christopher (sebjosephchris) | 19 comments I guess my question is: should we separate the editions of Wonderland and Looking-Glass into different work titles, depending on the illustrator? This has already been done to some of the editions, see for example:

https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...

I'm wondering if I should continue this work or just merge all the Wonderland editions together and all the Looking-Glass editions together, regardless the illustrator.


message 5: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments Those are separate because the illustrator's name is listed first. The first one is also an adaptation, which would be kept separate on that basis. If they contain the full original text, they should be combined with the original book with, as Renske said, Lewis Carroll as primary author .


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