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Oz in perspective : magic and myth in the L. Frank Baum books

Author: Richard Carl Tuerk
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study introduces readers to the great folklorist who created not only Dorothy and friends, but countless wonderful characters who still await discovery. The author discusses literary devices and important thematic implications in each book, arguing that Baum wrote for the pleasure of both children and adults, both to provide entertainment and to teach moral lessons"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Tuerk, Richard Carl, 1941-
Oz in perspective.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)608359796
Online version:
Tuerk, Richard Carl, 1941-
Oz in perspective.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)609316026
Named Person: L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; Lyman Frank Baum
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Carl Tuerk
ISBN: 9780786428991 0786428996
OCLC Number: 76792124
Description: xi, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The wonderful wizard of Oz --
The wonderful wizard of Oz --
The marvelous land of Oz --
Ozma of Oz --
Dorothy and the wizard in Oz --
The road to Oz --
The Emerald City of Oz --
The patchwork girl of Oz --
Tik-Tok of Oz, the scarecrow of Oz, rinkitink in Oz --
The lost princess of Oz --
The tin woodman of Oz --
The magic of Oz --
Glinda of Oz --
Boundaries --
Baum's Oz.
Responsibility: Richard Tuerk.
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Reflecting on L Frank Baum's entire series of full-length ""Oz"" books, this study introduces readers to the great folklorist who created not only Dorothy and friends, but also countless wonderful  Read more...

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