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Title:
Reading Harry Potter : critical essays
Author:
Anatol, Giselle Liza, 1970-
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Physical Description:
xxv, 217 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Archetypes and the unconscious in Harry Potter and Diana Wynne Jones's Fire and Hemlock and Dogsbody / Alice Mills -- Harry Potter and the magical looking glass : reading the secret life of the preadolescent / Lisa Damour -- Harry Potter and the acquisition of knowledge / Lisa Hopkins -- Safe as houses : sorting and school houses at Hogwarts / Chantel Lavoie -- Harry and hierarchy : book banning as a reaction to the subversion of authority / Rebecca Stephens.

Harry Potter's schooldays : J.K. Rowling and the British boarding school novel / Karen Manners Smith -- Accepting mudbloods : the ambivalent social vision of J.K. Rowling's fairy tales / Elaine Ostry -- Hermione and the house-elves : the literary and historical contexts of J.K. Rowling's antislavery campaign / Brycchan Carey -- Flying cars, floo powder, and flaming torches : the hi-tech, low-tech world of of wizardry / Margaret J. Oakes -- Cruel heroes and treacherous texts : educating the reader in moral complexity and critical reading in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books / Veronica L. Schanoes -- Harry Potter and the rule of law : the central weakness of legal concepts in the wizard world / Susan Hall -- Fallen empire : exploring ethnic otherness in the world of Harry Potter / Giselle Liza Anatol -- Class and socioeconomic identity in Harry Potter's England / Julia Park -- Cinderfella : J.K. Rowling's wily web of gender / Ximena Gallardo-C. and C. Jason Smith.
ISBN:
9780313320675
Format :
Book