To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood

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To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood takes its central premise, as the title indicates, from L. Frank Baums The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Upon their return to The Emerald City after killing the Wicked Witch of the West, the task the Wizard assigned them, Dorothy, the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, and Lion learn that the wizard is a humbug, merely a man from Nebraska manipulating them and the citizens of both the Emerald City and of Oz from behind a screen. Yet they all continue to believe in the powers they ...

To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood 2007, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781847182333

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