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david-moolten's picture
Oct.16.2009
OZ
  …we had better, in order to protect our civilization…wipe these untamed and untameable creatures from the face of the earth. —L. Frank Baum, in an editorial following the Wounded Knee massacre   We watched, waited in terror for the terrible Moment to come so we could peek through...
rosemary-jones's picture
Oct.14.2009
L. Frank Baum's original fourteen Oz novels create an imaginary world filled with fantastical creatures and pragmatic little girls. While W.W. Denslow brought an Arts-and-Crafts sensibility to the original Wizard of Oz, the more graceful art of John R. Neill created the "look of Oz"...
nancy-hendrickson's picture
Oct.14.2009
Here's what I was told: "L. Frank Baum published the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900 and its still in print today. It was the first in a series of forty volumes that feature our young heroine Dorothy, who is carried to Oz in a tornado with her little dog Toto; her three original...
ericka-lutz's picture
Jun.30.2008
The summer just before I turned eleven years old, I first read Burroughs and Baum. That's William Burroughs: author of Junkie and Naked Lunch. And L. Frank Baum: author of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz books. When I was ten, we moved from San Francisco to Larkspur, a small town in Marin County which...