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Autumn 1991


Baum Bugle Volume 35, Number 2, Autumn 1991

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Ruth Plumly Thompson issue!

Cover is a 1916 portrait of Ruth Plumly Thompson painted by William G. Krieghoff; back cover features “The Amiable Old Dragon,” by Charles J. Coll.

Issue includes 40 pages of in-depth analysis of Ruth Plumly Thompson’s life and career as an Oz author: “The Mantle of Oz is Passed,” by Michael Patrick Hearn, presents a biography of Thompson’s life/”Life with Aunt Ruth” features an interview with her nieces Dorothy Curtiss Maryott and Janet Thompson Crews/”P.S. Please Write Another Book” features letters from children/”Ledger Notes,” by Ruth Berman, examines Thompson’s tenure at the Philadelphia Public Ledger/the 1925 playlet, A Day in Oz, features “The Cowardly Lion’s Lament” sheet music/Compiled by Ruth Berman is “A Partial Checklist of Works by Ruth Plumly Thompson from the Philadelphia Public Ledger“/Michael Gessel presents “Other Oz Titles, Alternative Titles in Oz, Oz Book Titles that Might Have Been, Some Very Strange Oz Book Titles”/Berman compiles “Ruth Plumly Thompson, A Checklist of Her Published Work/”An Ozian Television Odyssey,” by Ruth Plumly Thompson, looks back at her Christmas 1963 interview/”Return to Farragut Terrace,” by Fred M. Meyer, reflects on his dinner with Thompson/The Oz Bookshelf features reviews of The Shaggy Man of OzBefore Oz, and Denslow’s Picture Book Treasury/Oz and Ends discusses the unveiling of Baum’s portrait/In Memorium: Laura Jane Musser/Oz Around the World looks at the 31st Ozmopolitan Convention of 1991 and QuadCon 91/Oz in the News


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