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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Will the Real Mary Poppins Please Stand Up?
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Film adaptations of P. L. Travers' 1934 novel Mary Poppins offer particular interpretations of Travers' fictional character, but do they reflect the author's original manifestation of the erstwhile English nanny?

This blog post examines the inspiration behind the physical portrayal (drawn by Mary Shepard) of Travers' fictional character as well as the behaviours, characteristics and philosophies exhibited by Mary Poppins in the first of the six Mary Poppins story collections.

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First known date: 2019
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  • Mary Poppins P. L. Travers , 1934 single work children's fiction
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