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The real Wizard of Oz

the life and times of L. Frank Baum

by Rebecca Loncraine

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Gotham Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baum, L. Frank -- 1856-1919,
  • Baum, L. Frank -- 1856-1919 -- Homes and haunts -- United States,
  • Baum, L. Frank -- 1856-1919,
  • Baum, L. Frank -- 1856-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Storytellers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Children"s stories, American -- History and criticism,
  • Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rebecca Loncraine.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3503.A923 Z74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23197968M
    ISBN 109781592404490
    LC Control Number2009013708

      The Wizard of Oz Movie Storybook, The Wizard of Oz Read Along Storybook, Read Aloud Story Books, Books Stories, Bedtime Stories, this is a read along story book. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Oz (Imaginary place) -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Fantasy literature Subject: Courage -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Home -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Good and.

    Born Lyman Frank Baum (no wonder he went by Frank) near Oneida, N.Y., in , the author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and the books that followed started out infatuated by the theater. Great deals on The Wizard of Oz Books Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!

      In the first major literary biography of L. Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you've never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in and it was first published in A runaway hit, it was soon recognized as America's first modern fairy tale.   Turns out the book and movie may be an economic fairy tale about America in the late s -- and gold. The Real Story Of Dorothy And The Wizard Of Oz Business Insider. The Wizard of Oz.


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L.4/5(27). Enchanting generations of fans, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, first published inwas written by a man whose life was nearly as adventurous as his heroine Dorothy’s legendary trip.

Ambitious and always drawn to the unconventional, L. Frank Baum was not just the author of more than sixty books; he was at the forefront of moving picture technology and championed women’s rights.4/5(32).

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Despite the success of the series, not a lot has been written about the author: L. Frank Baum.5/5(3). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, children’s book written by L. Frank Baum and first published in A modern fairy tale with a distinctly American setting, a delightfully levelheaded heroine, and engaging fantasy characters, the story was enormously popular and became a classic of children’s literature.

In reality, The Wizard of Oz deserves to be placed alongside all the other classic works of literature that have been officially categorized as political allegory or commentary.

In addition, it also stands as a tribute to the spiritual tradition of self-help and self-reliance, which can bring us happiness and freedom if we are willing to surrender to God and live fully in the wisdom, strength, and clarity that are our natural.

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Frank Baum, originally published in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a quite different story, and not to be missed. It has magic, great characters, tongue-in-cheek humor, a good deal of sturdy American self-reliance, good deeds and 5/5.

His stories have formed the basis for such popular films as The Wizard of Oz () and Oz the Great and Powerful (). Early Life Lyman Frank Baum was born onin Chittenango, New Born:   The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L.

Frank Baum is a biography of L. Frank Baum, an American author, popular for his children’s books the Oz series. Rebecca Loncraine was a noted British freelance writer, who wrote this biography/5(91). 'The Wizard of Oz' book, written by L. Frank Baum and originally published inmay have been inspired by the real-life economic struggles during the Gold Standard.

Many economists and. Political interpretations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz include treatments of the modern fairy tale (written by L.

Frank Baum and first published in ) as an allegory or metaphor for the political, economic, and social events of America in the s. Scholars have examined four quite different versions of Oz: the novel ofthe Broadway play ofthe Hollywood film ofand the.

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L.3/5(4). “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” Dorothy makes new friends as she seeks to find a way home. Tomorrow book two in Danielle Paige’s dark and twisted Oz series hits the shelves.

Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise reimagine Oz as a place where evil Dorothy rules with an iron fist, backed up by a sociopathic Scarecrow, a steroidal Cowardly Lion, and a sadistic Tinman who holds a torch for the Kansas girl. Her scary Oz feels miles away from the magical, psychedelic place Author: Melissa Albert.

Capitalist America. Scholars who interpret The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as a political allegory see the Emerald City as a metaphor for Washington, D.C. and unsecured "greenback" paper this reading of the book, the city's illusory splendor and value are compared with the value of paper money, which also has value only because of a shared illusion or d by: L.

Frank Baum. Frank Baum’s novel ”The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” was published in and immediately became one of the most beloved children’s books in the United States. The Library of Congress declared it as “America’s greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytale.”.

Read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by author L. Frank Baum, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. About The Real Wizard of Oz. In the first major literary biography of L.

Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you’ve never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in and it was first published in A runaway hit, it was soon recognized as America’s first modern fairy tale.

-The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a children's story unlike any other. Author L. Frank Baum's story is now a beloved classic. Ina year-old L. Frank Baum published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and became the father of the American fairy tale.

The book was a commercial and critical success.Wicked witch bookmark. Wizard of OZ wicked witch of the West. Unusual gift for mom, for her, for child, bookworm, student, teen girl, women. VAUK out of 5 stars () $ Bestseller.In the book and the play the shoes are silver, not ruby as they were famously depicted in the film.

In his reading of The Wizard of Oz, Littlefield believed that Dorothy was a stand-in for the average American, and that the magic silver shoes represented the late s free silver movement.

During the severe depression ofmany.