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The Wizard of Oz

Author: L Frank Baum; W W Denslow; Michael Patrick Hearn
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, 1983.
Series: Critical heritage series (New York, N.Y.)
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Presents the text of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with 20 critical essays that have been written about it between 1900 and 1980.
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Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
Wizard of Oz.
New York : Schocken Books, 1983
(OCoLC)647035136
Named Person: L Frank Baum
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Frank Baum; W W Denslow; Michael Patrick Hearn
ISBN: 0805238123 9780805238129 0805208038 9780805208030
OCLC Number: 8826214
Notes: Includes 21 critical essays written 1900-1983.
Description: xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A new book for children --
Modern fairy tales / L. Frank Baum --
Fairy tales --
Utopia Americana / Edward Wagenknecht --
The wizard of Chittenango / James Thurber --
An appreciation / Russel B. Nye --
Concerning The wonderful wizard of Oz / Ruth Plumly Thompson --
This man's world: the wonderful wizard of Oz / Paul Gallico --
A defense of the Oz books / Bernard M. Golumb --
Why librarians dislike Oz / Martin Gardner --
Oz and the fifth criterion / C. Warren Hollister --
The land of Oz: America's great good place / Marius Bewley --
The utopia of Oz / S.J. Sackett --
The wizard of Oz: parable on populism / Henry M. Littlefield --
The oddness of Oz / Osmond Beckwith --
Because, because, because, because of the wonderful things he does / Ray Bradbury --
Ozomania under the rainbow / Alix Kates Shulman --
On rereading the Oz books / Gore Vidal --
L. Frank Baum and the "modernized fairy tale" / Michael Patrick Hearn --
Oz / Brian Attebery.
Series Title: Critical heritage series (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow ; Michael Patrick Hearn, editor.

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Presents the text of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with 20 critical essays that have been written about it between 1900 and 1980.

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