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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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Dragon Tales

The Book of Dragons, by Edith Nesbit – What creature represents fantasy in general better than the dragon? While the general portrayal of dragons makes them nasty, ravenous thieves, it’s certainly not unheard of for them to be noble and … Continue reading

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