
Riemann inspired Lewis Carroll to write Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the LookingGlass (?)
Posted:
May 7, 2013 4:48 PM


That is what Wikipedia says, citing an article from 2004 that is inacessible to me, ref. 4 at the Wikipedia page on Riemann.
Cf.:
Section on Riemann's influence:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernhard_Riemann .
The Wikipedia page on Lewis Carroll,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Lutwidge_Dodgson
shows that both books appeared after Riemann's 1859 paper, which some say made Riemann "famous" within a short few years.
The Wikipedia page on Lewis Carroll gives no hint of an influence of Riemann on Carroll ...
David Bernier
 Jesus is an Anarchist.  J.R.

