Baum, L. Frank. The Art of Decorating Dry Goods Windows and Interiors: a complete manual of window trimming, designed as an educator in all the details of the art, according to the best accepted methods, and treating fully every important subject. Chicago: The Show Window Publishing Company, 1900.

Baum, L. Frank. The Marvelous Land of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co, 1904.

Baum, L. Frank. The Tin Woodman of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co, 1918.

Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago: George M. Hill, 1900.

On Oz

Burger, Alissa. “Race, History, and Representation.” In The Wizard of Oz as American Myth: A Critical Study of Six Versions of the Story, 1900-2007. United States: McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, 2014.

Culver, Stuart. “What Manikins Want: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and The Art of Decorating Dry Goods Windows.” Representations, No. 21 (Winter, 1988):  97-116.

Culver, Stuart. “Growing up in Oz.” American Literary History, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Winter, 1992): 607-628.

David, Reid. “What WOZ: Lost Objects, Repeat Viewings, and the Sissy Warrior.” Film Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 2 (Winter 2001): 2-13.

Kim, Helen M. “Strategic Credulity: Oz as Mass Cultural Parable.” Cultural Critique, No. 33 (Spring, 1996): 213-233.  

Pugh, Tison. “‘There lived in the Land of Oz two queerly made men’: Queer Utopianism and Antisocial Eroticism in L. Frank Baum’s Oz Series.” Marvels & Tales, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2008): 217-239.

On Store Windows and Cinema, Souvenirs, and the Architecture of Shopping

Benjamin, Walter. The Arcades Project. United Kingdom: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Buck-Morss, Susan. The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project. United Kingdom: MIT Press, 1991.

Friedberg, Anne. Window Shopping: Cinema and the Postmodern. Switzerland: University of California Press, 2023.

Hutchings, Patrick. “Window Shopping with Kant and Marcel Duchamp.” Literature and Aesthetics, Vol. 20 No. 2 (2010): 25-43.

Kiesler, Frederick. Contemporary Art Applied to the Store and Its Display. United Kingdom: Brentano's, 1930.

Olalquiaga, Celeste. The Artificial Kingdom: A Treasury of the Kitsch Experience. United Kingdom: Bloomsbury, 1999.

Rabinovitz, Lauren. For the Love of Pleasure: Women, Movies, and Culture in Turn-of-the-century Chicago. United Kingdom: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Stewart, Susan. On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection. Italy: Duke University Press, 1993.

Leach, William R.. Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture. United States: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

On Valerie Solanas

Harding, James M. “The Simplest Surrealist Act: Valerie Solanas and the (Re)Assertion of Avantgarde Priorities.” TDR, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Winter, 2001): 142-162.

Lord, Catherine. “Wonder Waif Meets Super Neuter.” October (2010) (132): 135–163.

Solanas, Valerie. SCUM Manifesto. United Kingdom: Verso Books, 2004.

Queer Theatre, Excess, and “Radical Ambivalence”

Brecht, Stefan. Queer Theatre. United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.

Gaines, Malik. “The Radical Ambivalence of Günther Kaufmann.” In Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left. New York: NYU Press, 2017.

Ludlam, Charles. The Complete Plays of Charles Ludlam. United Kingdom: Perennial Library, 1989.

Core, Phillip. Camp: The Lie that Tells the Truth. New York: Delilah Books, 1984.

Robertson, Pamela. Guilty Pleasures: Feminist Camp from Mae West to Madonna. United Kingdom: Duke University Press, 1996.

Russo, Mary J.. The female grotesque : risk, excess, and modernity. United Kingdom: Routledge, 1995.

For Moss Rose (the lost character)

Shulamith Firestone and Her Critics; Asocial Feminism

Davis, Angela. “Rape, Racism, and the Myth of the Black Rapist.” In Women, Race, & Class. United States: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

Downing, Lisa. “Antisocial Feminism? Shulamith Firestone, Monique Wittig and Proto-Queer Theory.” Paragraph 41.3 (2018): 364–379.

Firestone, Shulamith. The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution. United States: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

Firestone, Shulamith. Airless Spaces. New York: MIT Press, 1998.

Halberstam, Jack. “Shadow Feminisms: Queer Negativity and Radical Passivity.” In The Queer Art of Failure. United Kingdom: Duke University Press, 2011.

Merck, Mandy., Sandford, Stella. Further Adventures of The Dialectic of Sex: Critical Essays on Shulamith Firestone. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Spillers, Hortense.

Spillers, Hortense J.. “Interstices: A Small Drama of Words.”  In Black, White, and in Color : Essays on American Literature and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Weeks, Kathi. The Vanishing Dialectic: “Shulamith Firestone and the Future of the Feminist 1970s.” The South Atlantic Quarterly 114:4, October 2015: 735-753.

Cybernetic 60s, “Pneumatic Moment,” Italian Utopian Design and Architecture

Blauvelt, Andrew. Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia. Norway: Walker Art Center, 2015.

The Italian Avant-garde, 1968-1976. Germany: Sternberg Press, 2013.

Nature forever - Piero Gilardi: MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo dal 13 aprile 2017 al 15 ottobre 2017. Italy: Quodlibet, 2017.