On the last page, you saw some of the various film and dance versions of Alice, and you’ve previously seen some illustrations from other artists.
The Book Alice
Here, ABE BOOKS put together an article about some of the more famous Alice editions.
Musicalizing and Performing Alice
Jefferson Airplane’s 1967 “White Rabbit” is one of the most famous (and reused) songs inspired by Alice. You’ll see here that the song/video reflects the 1960s interpretations of Alice as about drugs.
You already saw a clip of Alice being musicalized on the last page, but it has been done so repeatedly with several On and Off-Broadway productions.
Alice in so many other places
Alice has taken a dark turn in video games.
Modern Alice Retellings
Like the many fairy tales we’ve looked at, Alice has also served as a literary inspiration for many, many variations.
Please read the excerpt from A Blade So Black, by L.L. McKinney – press on “read excerpt” under the book image.
Why do you think artists and crafters have been so inspired by Alice, or a desire to revisit the Alice story?