Fairy Tale Review’s Tenth-Anniversary Oz-Stravaganza

Fairy-Tale Files

Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s editors, readers, editorial assistants, or contributors.


Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s Assistant Editors.

#4 The Faerie Queene

Both L. Frank Baum’s General Jinjur and Edmund Spenser’s Radigund, Queen of the Amazons, lead all-female armies, usurp male sovereignties, and force their male captives to perform housework.

#5 Land of Oz Theme Park

In its 10-year stint, the now-defunct Land of Oz theme park—located atop a North Carolinian mountain—attracted as many as 20,000 visitors per day.

#6 School Pills

Woggle

 New research led by Takao Hensch suggests that Professor Wogglebug’s School Pills may find reality in a drug purported to restore the brain’s information-absorbing capabilities.

This edition of Fairy-Tale Files is brought to you by Fairy Tale Review Managing Editor Laura I. Miller.