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Title J.K. Rowling : Harry Potter / edited by Cynthia J. Hallett & Peggy J. Huey.
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
ISBN 9780230008496 (hardback)
0230008496 (hardback)
9780230008502 (pbk.)
023000850X (pbk.)
OCLC No. 795175282
Description xii, 206 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction; C.Hallett and P.Huey -- A Fairy Tale Crew? Rowling's Characters Under Scrutiny; A.Klaus -- The Way of the Wizarding World: Harry Potter and the Magical Bildungsroman; R.T.Talley, Jr. -- Bewitching, Abject, Uncanny: Other Spaces in the Harry Potter Films; F.Pheasant-Kelly -- Free Will and Determinism: A 'Compatibilist' Reading of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series; C.M.Fouque -- Dumbledore's Ethos of Love in Harry Potter; L.Guanio-Uluru -- Harry Potter and the Origins of the Occult; E.McAvan -- Wizard's Justice and Elf Liberation; M.Schulzke -- What It Means To Be A Half-Blood: Integrity Versus Fragmentation in Biracial Identity; T.Stockslager -- Magic, Medicine and Harry Potter; C.Partin -- Glorious Food? The Literary and Culinary Heritage of the Harry Potter Series; S.Harris -- Harry Potter and the Myriad Mothers: The Maternal Figure as Lioness, Witch and Wardrobe; R.Weaver and K.McMahon-Coleman -- 'I knew a girl once, whose hair...': Dumbledore and the Closet; J.Daems -- 'Neither can live while the other survives': Harry Potter and the Extratextual (After)life of J.K. Rowling; P.Ingleton -- Further Reading -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.
Summary "This vibrant and timely collection of brand new essays explores the complete Harry Potter series. The volume presents a variety of critical essays by a range of scholars, providing students with much needed guidance on how to approach these immensely popular texts and films, and how to tackle the complex concepts found within Rowling's world"-- Provided by publisher.
Series New casebooks.
New casebooks (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Subject Rowling, J. K. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Rowling, J. K. -- Characters -- Harry Potter.
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
Wizards in literature.
Magic in literature.
Other Author Hallett, Cynthia J., 1947-
Huey, Peggy J., 1951-

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