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by Kevin K. Durand,Mary K. Leigh

Free eBook The Universe of Oz: Essays on Baum's Series and Its Progeny download ISBN: 0786446285
Author: Kevin K. Durand,Mary K. Leigh
Publisher: McFarland (February 16, 2010)
Language: English
Pages: 258
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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The Universe of Oz: Essay. has been added to your Cart. The book is a collection of critical scholarly essays written on every notable aspect of The Wizard of Oz's monoithic status in pop culture, from the original children's story to the 1939 film, to The Wiz, Tin Man, Wicked (book and musical) and beyond.

The Universe of Oz book. The seventeen essays in this book address numerous questions of the boundaries between literat The Wizard of Oz has captured the imagination of the public since publication of L. Frank Baum's first book of the series in 1900. Oz has shaped the way we read children's literature, view motion pictures and experience musicals. Oz has captured the scholarly imagination as well.

Kevin K. Durand and Mary K. Leigh have assembled an interesting collection of essays built around L. Frank Baum's world of. . Frank Baum's world of Oz. Bringing together essays that address the universe of Oz in terms of its literary impact, its philosophical roots, and its connections to social change, the volume is generally strong and would be a good addition to the Oz scholar's shelf

Kevin K. Durand, Mary K. Leigh. McFarland, Mar 8, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 258 pages. The Wizard of Oz has captured the imagination of the public since publication of L. Frank Baum’s first book of the series in 1900. Oz has shaped the way we read children’s literature, view motion pictures and experience musicals. The seventeen essays in this book address numerous questions of the boundaries between literature, film, and stage-and these have become essential to Oz scholarship.

Versions of Oz covered in those essays include L. Frank Baum's 1900 The Wonderful . Frank Baum's 1900 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as well as his sequels to this novel; the 1939 MGM musical The Wizard of Oz; the 1975 stage musical The Wiz and its subsequent 1978 Motown film adaptation; Tina Landau's 1994 play 1969; Shelley Jackson's 1995 hypertext Patchwork Girl; Gregory Maguire's .

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The Oz books describe the Emerald City as being built of green glass, emeralds . The Universe of Oz: Essays on Baum’s Series and Its Progeny. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & company, Inc. p. 207.

The Oz books describe the Emerald City as being built of green glass, emeralds, and other jewels  . Baum may have been partly inspired in his creation of the Emerald City by the White City of the World Columbian Exposition of 1893, which he visited frequently, having moved to Chicago in anticipation of the event.

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The Wizard of Oz has captured the imagination of the public since publication of L. Frank Baum's first book of the series in 1900. Oz has shaped the way we read children's literature, view motion pictures and experience musicals. Oz has captured the scholarly imagination as well. The seventeen essays in this book address numerous questions of the boundaries between literature, film, and stage--and these have become essential to Oz scholarship. Together the essays explore the ways in which Oz tells us much about ourselves, our society, and our journeys.