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Literary History Drags On

I shared this article on the history of dragons in Western literature on Facebook, and there was a comment about how Oz wasn’t represented in it. It does, however, quote Ruth Berman, a long-time Oz fan; and I think she’s … Continue reading

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That’s an Ice Dragon

Picture source: MacKenzie’s Dragonsnest After reading Edith Nesbit’s story “The Ice Dragon,” I searched for some more information on dragons associated with ice instead of fire. I came across two posts from J.L. Bell’s blog back in 2006. The first … Continue reading

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A Witchy-Washy Weakness

When talking of weaknesses in works of fiction, one example that obviously comes to my mind is the Wicked Witch of the West and her aversion to water. While L. Frank Baum only mentions this weakness in conjunction with this … Continue reading

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