The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz : With Commentary by R.W. Schmidt

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This is the classic tale of Dorothy and her adventures in a magical world! Revisit the Land of Oz with the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion in this special edition of the original novel with new commentary on the historical symbolism of Baum's fantasy masterpiece. Perfect for any English or history classroom, this new work edited by fantasy author and teacher, R.W. Schmidt, explores the deeper political, economic, and historical significance of this modern fairy tale of Oz.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 12mm | 227g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1508510059
  • 9781508510055

About L Frank Baum

Randal William Schmidt was born on November 17, 1988 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and History in 2011. He currently teaches high school English. He and his wife, Brett, welcomed their first child, a boy, James, in November 2014. You can contact R.W. Schmidt at his website:
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