Tag Archives: jabberwock

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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Playing with the Queen of Hearts

Heartless, by Marissa Meyer – The author of the Lunar Chronicles turns her attention to the work of Lewis Carroll, presenting the back story of the infamous Queen of Hearts. The book explains why the Mad Hatter and March Hare … Continue reading

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Comic-Ozzy

The Oz-Wonderland Chronicles #4 – As I mentioned in this post, I appreciate that this comic series is fairly faithful to the Oz books. Yes, Dorothy is grown up and living in Chicago with Alice as a roommate, but the … Continue reading

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Beware the Jabberwock, My Son!

Recently, a post on Drew Mackie’s blog featured the appearance of the Jabberwocky from the 1985 made-for-TV Alice in Wonderland. This scene actually ended the first part of the movie, making the creators seem awfully sadistic. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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