Title: Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society
Authors: Baum, Lyman Frank
Keywords: juvenile novel;satire
Issue Date: 2022
Abstract: The book is the fifth volume in the Aunt Jane's Nieces series, which was the second-greatest success of Baum's literary career, after the Oz books themselves. The novel carries forward the continuing story of the three cousins, Louise Merrick, Beth De Graf, and Patsy Doyle, and their relatives and friends. Like the other books in the series, it was released under the pen name "Edith Van Dyne," one of Baum's multiple pseudonyms. Contents 1 Theme 2 Synopsis 3 The detective 4 References 5 External links Theme The book "develops a favorite theme of Baum's, the emptiness and artificiality of fashionable life."Throughout Baum's literary canon, but most notably in the Oz books and the Aunt Jane's Nieces series, Baum stresses the fundamental values of simplicity and naturalness as opposed to "sophistication."
URI: https://tlor.svkos.cz/handle/123456789/566
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