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Mombi Dearest

When studying the history of Oz, you’re pretty much guaranteed to come across Mombi, the wicked witch who successfully captured three successive generations of the Ozian royal family. She first shows up in The Marvelous Land of Oz as someone … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Beaver Mythology

I’m currently in the process of reading Gregory Maguire’s Out of Oz, and I think it was the brief appearance of some beavers in this book that made me think of researching beaver-related mythology. Beavers are no strangers to the … Continue reading

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