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'''Martin Gardner''' (born 21 October 1914) is a well-known American author on mathematics and the sciences, who also has written a substantial body of work on [[List of Oz books|Oz]] and [[L. Frank Baum]]. His 1957 collaboration with [[Russel B. Nye]], ''The Wizard of Oz and Who he Was'', was one of the earliest serious considerations of the Oz mythos.
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'''Martin Gardner''' (1914-2010) was a well-known American author on mathematics and the sciences, who also has written a substantial body of work on [[List of Oz books|Oz]] and [[L. Frank Baum]]. His 1957 collaboration with [[Russel B. Nye]], ''The Wizard of Oz and Who he Was'', was one of the earliest serious considerations of the Oz mythos.
   
Gardner has also written a non-canonical novel, ''[[Visitors from Oz]]'' (1998). His 2003 collection of essays, ''Are Universes Thicker than Blackberries?'', contains Oz-related material.
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Gardner has also written a non-canonical novel, ''[[Visitors from Oz]]'' (1998). His essay collections ''The Night is Large'' (1997) and ''Are Universes Thicker than Blackberries?'' (2003) contain Oz-related material.
   
 
Gardner's ''The Annotated Alice'' (1960), his edition of Lewis Carroll's ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'' and ''Through the Looking Glass'', was the inspiration and model for [[Michael Patrick Hearn]]'s ''[[The Annotated Wizard of Oz]]''.
 
Gardner's ''The Annotated Alice'' (1960), his edition of Lewis Carroll's ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'' and ''Through the Looking Glass'', was the inspiration and model for [[Michael Patrick Hearn]]'s ''[[The Annotated Wizard of Oz]]''.
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==External links==
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* [http://www.ozclub.org/Munchkin_Country_-_1971.html On Martin Gardner]
   
 
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Latest revision as of 20:09, 12 February 2021

Martin Gardner (1914-2010) was a well-known American author on mathematics and the sciences, who also has written a substantial body of work on Oz and L. Frank Baum. His 1957 collaboration with Russel B. Nye, The Wizard of Oz and Who he Was, was one of the earliest serious considerations of the Oz mythos.

Gardner has also written a non-canonical novel, Visitors from Oz (1998). His essay collections The Night is Large (1997) and Are Universes Thicker than Blackberries? (2003) contain Oz-related material.

Gardner's The Annotated Alice (1960), his edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, was the inspiration and model for Michael Patrick Hearn's The Annotated Wizard of Oz.

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