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Title:
Readings on J.K. Rowling
Author:
Wiener, Gary.
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
142 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
A Harry Potter primer / Paul Gray -- The Harry Potter books and the series tradition / Jim Trelease -- The fascinating language of Harry Potter / Jessy Randall -- Real lessons from a fantasy world / Roni Natov -- Harry Potter is a fairy tale / Richard Bernstein -- Harry Potter and Stoic philosophy / Edmund Kern -- The sources of Harry Potter / Wendy Doniger -- A worthy addition to the British fantasy tradition / Evelyn M. Perry -- Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone is a classic / Charles Taylor -- The Harry Potter books are not classics / Harold Bloom -- Harry Potter is unsuitable for children / Richard Abanes -- Harry Potter must not be banned / Judy Blume -- Harry Potter is just for children / William Safire -- Harry Potter upholds the wonder of childhood / Alison Lurie.
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy042/2003040760.html
ISBN:
9780737716689

9780737716696
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

With the publication of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling went from an unpublished writer to the most popular author in the world in just a few year. Authors in this anthology examine Rowling's life and work and tackle the controversies, both artistic and moral, surrounding the Harry Potter books.