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Title The Wizard of Oz and philosophy : wicked wisdom of the West / edited by Randall E. Auxier and Phillip S. Seng
Published Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (ix, 366 pages)
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 37
Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 37.
Contents Somewhere over the rainbow: a moral odyssey / Luke Dick -- The virtues of the Wizard of Oz / Corey McCall and Randall E. Auxier -- Very good, but not so mysterious: Hegel, Rushdie, and the dialectics of Oz / Gina Altamura and J.M. Fritzman -- Freeing the slaves in Oz / Jason Bell and Jessica Bell -- When the wiz goes black, does it ever go back? / Tommy J. Curry -- Oz never did give nothing to the tin man / Michael F. Patton, Jr. -- Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain! / Mark D. Tschaepe -- "I'm melting! Melting!" / Randall E. Auxier -- Off to see the wizard: the romantic eschatology of the Wizard of Oz / James McLachlan -- The wonderful smallness of evil in the oz / George A. Dunn -- The possible world of Oz / Randall E. Auxier -- Dude, when did Pink Floyd write a soundtrack for the Wizard of Oz? / Phillip S. Seng -- Lions and tigers and bears: a phenomenology of scary stuff / Randall E. Auxier -- Coloring Kansas: reality by way of appearance / Matthew Caleb Flamm and Jennifer A. Rea -- A sort of homecoming: growing up with Dorothy / Phillip S. Seng -- Should Dorothy have stayed in Oz? / Steve Bickham -- There's no place like home: Dorothy Gale's relations / Aaron Fortune -- Wicked feminism / Pam R. Sailors -- "I'm not that girl" / Richard Greene -- Wicked? It's not easy being green / Kevin Durand -- In the merry old matriarchy of Oz / Randall E. Auxier
Summary "Essays explore philosophical themes in the Wizard of Oz saga, comprising the books by L. Frank Baum, the 1939 film, the novel Wicked, and related films and plays"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Adaptations
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
Baum, L. Frank 1856-1919 The wonderful wizard of Oz
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 -- Adaptations.
SUBJECT Wizard of Oz (Baum, L. Frank) fast
The wizard of Oz gnd
Subject Philosophy in literature.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism
Oz (Imaginary place)
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Children's stories, American
Fantasy fiction, American
Oz (Imaginary place)
Philosophy in literature
Philosophy in literature.
Genre/Form Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Auxier, Randall E., 1961-
Seng, Phillip S., 1970-
ISBN 9780812697827