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Critical perspectives on Harry Potter

Author: Elizabeth E Heilman
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Pedagogy and popular culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Harry Potter books have become ubiquitous early texts for children, and are also a popular choice for many adults. Potter-mania has expanded to become a significant cultural phenomenon complete with a feature film and a wide range of paraphernalia. However, there has been little critical attention devoted to these books and the cultural phenomenon surrounding them. Containing powerful, thought-provoking literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Joanne K Rowling; J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth E Heilman
ISBN: 0415933730 9780415933735 0415933749 9780415933742
OCLC Number: 124075342
Notes: Also published under title: Harry Potter's world, multidisciplinary perspectives.
Description: ix, 308 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction, Fostering critical insight through multidisciplinary perspectives / Elizabeth E. Heilman --
Pottermania : good, clean fun or cultural hegemony? / Tammy Turner-Vorbeck --
Harry Potter's world : magic, technoculture, and becoming human / Peter Appelbaum --
Controversial content in children's literature : is Harry Potter harmful to children? / Deborah J. Taub and Heather L. Servaty --
Ways of reading Harry Potter : multiple stories for multiple reader identities / Kathleen F. Malu --
Reading Harry Potter with Navajo eyes / Hollie Anderson --
Writing Harry's world : children coauthoring Hogwarts / Ernest Bond and Nancy Michelson. Harry Potter--
a return to the romantic hero / Maria Nikolajeva --
Generic fusion and the mosaic of Harry Potter / Anne Hiebert Alton --
Wizardly challenges to and affirmations of the initiation paradigm in Harry Potter / Deborah De Rosa --
Comedy, conflict, and community : home and family in Harry Potter / John Kornfeld and Laurie Prothro --
Seeker of secrets : images of learning, knowing, and schooling / Charles Elster --
Blue wizards and pink witches : representations of gender identity and power / Elizabeth E. Heilman --
Images of the privileged insider and outcast outsider / Elizabeth E. Heilman and Anne E. Gregory --
Civic leadership of Harry Potter : agency, ritual, and schooling / Rebecca Skulnick and Jesse Goodman --
Appendix, Authenticity in Harry Potter--
the movie and the books / Alexander R. Wang.
Series Title: Pedagogy and popular culture.
Other Titles: Harry Potter's world.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Heilman.
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