Annotations to Annotations

References to Martin Gardner’s annotations in snrk.de: 07: What I tell you three times is true. Chaos, Co-Ordinated by John MacDougal (pseudonym of Robert Lowndes & James Blish), p. 36~57 in Astounding Science Fiction, October 1946 11: the Baker’s 42 boxes 13 and 14: the Baker’s hot names 15: hyenas (and bears) 16: bridecake 17: … Continue reading “Annotations to Annotations”

This is no Cigar

Martin Gardner wrote in his Annotated Snark (1962, MG064) about Henry Holiday’s almost surreal illustration to the final Snark chapter: Thousands of readers must have glanced at this drawing without noticing (though they may have shivered with subliminal perception) the huge, almost transparent head of the Baker, abject terror on his features, as a gigantic … Continue reading “This is no Cigar”

Burning the Baker

  The images below (click on them to read more) are related to my little article in the Knight Letter № 100 (July 2018, ISSN 0193-886X, published by the LCSNA).   Knight Letter № 100 Thomas Cranmer’s Burning Unhiding the Hidden Eschatology Article 42 in the 42 Articles My LCSNA Knight Letter links MG064 (Martin … Continue reading “Burning the Baker”

Knight Letter № 100

In July 2018, the members of the LCSNA (Lewis Carroll Society of North America) received the 100th Knight Letter. Also in this issue, Goetz Kluge makes the case that a seventeenth-century engraving may have influenced Henry Holiday’s last illustration for The Hunting of the Snark. Goetz’s excellent blog about all things Snark is at http://snrk.de/ … Continue reading “Knight Letter № 100”