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L. Frank Baum's World of Oz : a classic series at 100

Author: Suzanne Rahn
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2003.
Series: Children's Literature Association Centennial Studies, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was published more than 100 years ago, literary critics and historians continue to discover new approaches to the world of Oz. This collection of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: L. Frank Baum's world of Oz
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Named Person: L Frank Baum
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Rahn
ISBN: 0810843803 9780810843806
OCLC Number: 777607789
Notes: Uitg. i.s.m. Children's Literature Association.
Ook verschenen als online resource.
Description: XXXVIII, 148 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction: "Analyzing Oz" Part 3 Part 1: Origins of Oz Chapter 4 1. The Wonderful Wizard of the West: L. Frank Baum in South Dakota, 1888-1891 Chapter 5 2. Roots of Oz: The Upton's Vege-Men's Revenge Part 6 Part 2: The World of Oz Chapter 7 3. "If I Ever Go Looking for My Heart's Desire": Home in Baum's Oz Chapter 8 4. The Comedians of Oz Chapter 9 5. Readers of Oz: Young and Old, Old and New Historicist Part 10 Part 3: Oz on Stage and Screen Chapter 11 6. The Perfect Scarecrow Chapter 12 7. "A Whole Book for a Nickel?": L. Frank Baum as Filmmaker Chapter 13 8. "Aunt Em: Hate You! Have Kansas! Taking the Dog.-Dorothy": Conscious and Unconscious Desire in The Wizard of Oz Chapter 14 About the Contributors
Series Title: Children's Literature Association Centennial Studies, no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Rahn.

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