The Wizard of Oz as American Myth

Written By Alissa Burger
The Wizard of Oz as American Myth
  • Publsiher : McFarland
  • Release : 13 March 2012
  • ISBN : 078646643X
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 6 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Wizard of Oz as American Myth written by Alissa Burger which was release on 13 March 2012, this book published by McFarland. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: "This volume examines six especially significant incarnations of the story. A close consideration of these works demonstrates how versions of Baum's tale are influenced by and help shape notions of American myth, including issues of gender, race, home, and magic, and makes clear that the Wizard of Oz narrative remains compelling and relevant today"--Provided by publisher.

The Wizard of Oz as American Myth

The Wizard of Oz as American Myth
  • Author : Alissa Burger
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2012-03-13
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : "This volume examines six especially significant incarnations of the story. A close consideration of these works demonstrates how versions of Baum's tale are influenced by and help shape notions of American myth, including issues of gender, race, home, and magic, and makes clear that the Wizard of Oz narrative remains ...

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
  • Author : L. Frank Baum
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2000-06-15
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. ...

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Author : Lyman Frank Baum
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 163
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas....

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Author : L. Frank Baum,General Press
  • Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
  • Release Date : 2019-02-15
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a classic story of fantasy which is considered to be the first American fairy tale. First published in 1901, it follows the magical adventure of Dorothy, a young girl who lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a farm in Kansas. By the ...

WIZARD OF OZ Complete Series

WIZARD OF OZ   Complete Series
  • Author : L. Frank Baum
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06
  • Total pages : 1748
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : The Wonderful Wizard of Oz chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy in the magical Land of Oz, after she and her pet dog Toto are swept away from their Kansas home by a cyclone. The novel is one of the best-known stories in American literature and ...

The Wizard of Oz Choral Revue

The Wizard of Oz    Choral Revue
  • Author : Greg Gilpin,Pete Schmutte
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 1997-04-03
  • Total pages : 40
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : For the very first time, all of the wonderful songs from the motion picture classic The Wizard of Oz are brought together in this exquisitely crafted choral revue. Audiences of all ages will be thrilled to hear this delightful choral setting of the timeless music. This 10-minute revue includes: *Munchkinland *...

The Wizard of Oz and Who He Was

The Wizard of Oz and Who He Was
  • Author : Martin Gardner,Russel B. Nye
  • Publisher : MSU Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : When Russel B. Nye and Martin Gardner teamed up to bring out a new edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, theirs was the first critical analysis of L. Frank Baum American classic. The book opens with an essay by Nye, entitled "An Appreciation," which is an overview of Baum's ...

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
  • Author : L. Frank Baum
  • Publisher : Collector's Library
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas....

Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Author : L. Frank Baum
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : Frank L. Baum's classic adventure tale follows the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. When a cyclone deposits Dorothy, Toto, and their house on the Wicked Witch of the East, they enter a world of color and adventure. The only way to get home is to ask the Wizard ...

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
  • Author : L. Frank Baum
  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Release Date : 1961
  • Total pages : 126
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : This is is the fourth part of the Oz series. Dorothy has previously come to Oz via air and water; this time, with the help of an earthquake, she takes an intra-terrestrial route. The Wizard, who has also fallen through the same great crack in the earth, appears here for ...

The Vision Thing

The Vision Thing
  • Author : Thomas Singer
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : Contemporary politics goes on at a mythic level. This is the provocative argument put forward in this unique book. The first part focuses on leadership and vision, while the second part deals with `the one and many' theme in politics....

The Mythical West

The Mythical West
  • Author : Richard W. Slatta
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Total pages : 446
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : This cultural journey down memory lane showcases how major Western figures, events, and places have been portrayed in folk legends, art, literature, and popular culture. * 145 A–Z entries ranging from Kit Carson and Woody Guthrie to Hispanics in Western Films and Ansel Adams, each with a bibliography * Over 40 photos, drawings, ...

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
  • Author : Beth Bracken
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : Dorothy is transported over the rainbow in this picture book adaptation of the classic movie,The Wizard of Oz....

The Making of The Wizard of Oz

The Making of The Wizard of Oz
  • Author : Aljean Harmetz
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : “Fantastic.” Gore Vidal, New York Review of Books “Grand.” Ray Bradbury, Los Angeles Times “Definitive.” Salmon Rushdie, The New Yorker “A fluent, incisive and fair history of life in Hollywood during the golden age of films. The author seems to have talked to everyone with knowledge of what went on ...

What Is the Story of The Wizard of Oz

What Is the Story of The Wizard of Oz
  • Author : Kirsten Anderson,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 078646643X
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Summary : Who HQ brings you the stories behind the most beloved characters of our time. We're off to see the Wizard...along with Dorothy, Toto, and all of her friends as they make their way onto the What Is the Story of? list. When L. Frank Baum wrote about the adventures ...