Posts tagged Oz
Posts tagged Oz
DId I ever say how the Land of Oz books are AMAZING! The sad thing is that so few people know about them, my classmates thought I was making them up when I talked about them.
Anyways, Ozma is one fantastic ruler of Oz.
//read the last oz book today, didn’t care for it actually, i dont think it’s going to be worth my while to look up the rest of Thompson’s Oz books considering the huge amount of racism and the fact that it made no fucking sense whatsoever, so for me, the oz series is done, unless if someone could tell me if it is worth looking up Thompson’s oz series on amazon and reading them//
Which book was this? I like Thompson’s books, but she had her highs and lows, and it seems like people like them better when they read them around the same time as the Baum ones (like I did). So I don’t know for sure that you’d like her other books, but I might say to try “Kabumpo” and “Lost King,” two of my favorites.
Ozma of Oz on Flickr.
I am in love with the Oz books and all the myriad adaptations, versions and general incursions into the Oz universe. It’s the quitessential American fairytale.
I decided to do my own version of the Supreme Ruler of Oz, Ozma. Now she first appeared in “The Land of Oz” in 1907.
With my adaptation I wanted something a little later, in the 20’s-30’s era of fashion. I feel like art deco and the fashions of the era are very chic, elegant and somewhat other worldly.
Ozma is a fascinating icon and I think very applicable to the LGBT community. Ozma starts out as the boy Tippetarius being raised by the cruel witch Mombi and Tip goes on an adventure to escape this witch only to find out that he was a she all along. Not only was Tip Ozma, but Ozma was the ruler of Oz, a world that only seems to work right when women are running the show.
Ozma is regal and magical while Tip is mischievous and adventurous. This dual nature exists in all of us and it’s amazing that something that is really quite progressive existed at the turn of the century, let alone being one of the most popular series of it’s time.
A very cool look for Ozma.
GASPL FRANK BAUM WAS BORN IN MAYMAY’S BIRTHSTONE IS EMERALDHOLY FUCKING SHIT
I’m pretty sure he also had some Irish ancestry, and Ireland is the Emerald Isle.
//a doodle of the ork creature from “the scarecrow of oz”//
in the wake of my computer crashing and destroying the BSSM piece i was doing, have a preview of something else i’ve started!! yeah
A very lovely Princess Ozma!