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From: "William H. Ansley" <wansley@warwick.net>
Subject: Re: (urth) The Wonderful Free Live
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 1999 23:27:29 

>>No pressure, but once you've "completed" your work on "Eyeflash," you
>>can mine another Wolfe-does-Oz by annotating FREE LIVE FREE.  (Are
>>there any other direct Oz expressways in Wolfe?)
>I may try this; I am rather fond of FLF. But despite the many times I've
>read that FLF is a loose retelling of the _Wizard of Oz_, I don't buy it.
>The only real Oz reference is the clown character singing a parody of the
>song "If I only had a brain/heart/nerve" from the musical (movie) version.
>Any other Oz resemblances are so vague as to have been lost on me so far.
>And I have read FLF more than once.
>Well, maybe next time... but not any time real soon.

I take the above back, partly. Shortly after I sent it, I remembered that
Little Ozzie sings "We're Off to See the Wizard" at some point in FLF.
Maybe I'll have to re-read FLF sooner than I thought and see if I forgot
any more Oz stuff.

William Ansley

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