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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Joanne K Rowling; J K Rowling|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lana A Whited
|Notes:||Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-389) and index|
|Description:||X, 408 S graph. Darst|
|Contents:||Introduction: Harry Potter - From Craze to Classic?, Lana A. Whited; Harry's Cousins in the Magical Realm: Harry Potter and the Secret Password - finding our way in the magical genre, Amanda Cockrell; The Education of a Wizard - Harry Potter and His Predecessors, Pat Pinsent. Harry's Roots in Epic, Myth, and Folklore: In Medias Res - Harry Potter as Hero-in-Progress, Mary Pharr; Of Magicals and Muggles - Reversals and Revulsions at Hogwarts, Jann Lacoss; Harry Potter - Fairy Tale Prince, Real Boy, and archetypal Hero, M. Katherine Grimes. Harry's Other Literary Relatives: Harry Potter and the Extraordinariness of the Ordinary, Roni Nativ; J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Novels and the British School Story - Lost in Transit?, David K. Steege. Questions of Authority and Values: Crowning the King - Harry Potter and the Construction of Authority, Farah Mendlesohn; What Would Harry Do? J.K. Rowling and Lawrence Kohlberg's Theories of Moral Development, Lana A. Whited and M. Katherine Grimes. Gender Issues and Harry Potter: Hermione Granger and the Heritage of Gender, Eliza T. Dresang; Locating Harry Potter in the "Boys' Book" Market, Terri Doughty. Taking Issues with Words: "You say "Jelly", I say "Jell-O" - Harry Potter and the Transfiguration of Language, Philip Nel; Harry Potter and the Tower of Babel - translating the magic, Nancy K. Jentsch. Commodity and culture in the World of Harry Potter: Harry Potter and the Spectres of Thatcherism - Contemporary British Culture in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter, Karin Westman; Harry Potter and the Technology of Magic, Elizabeth Teare; Apprentice Wizards Welcome - Fan Communities and the Culture of Harry Potter, Rebecca Sutherland Borah.|
|Responsibility:||Lana A. Whited, ed.|
- Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries
- Children's stories, English -- History and criticism
- Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism
- Magic in literature
- Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
- Rowling, J. K. -- Characters -- Harry Potter
- Wizards in literature
- Rowling, J. K.
- Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
- Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
- Potter, Harry -- (Fictitious character)
- Wizards in literature.
- Magic in literature.
- Rowling, Joanne K.
- Harry Potter.
- Children's stories, English
- Fantasy fiction, English