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The subversive Harry Potter : adolescent rebellion and containment in the J. K. Rowling novels

Author: Vandana Saxena
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This detailed study of Harry Potter explores the limits of the formulaic structure of adolescent fantasy fiction like that of Rowling's and also examines the impulse of exploration, subversion, and resistance contained within the formula. Within the co-existing networks of subversion and containment in the narrative, young adult fantasy becomes an embodiment of the experience of adolescence"--Provided by publisher
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Named Person: J K Rowling
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vandana Saxena
ISBN: 9780786466740 078646674X
OCLC Number: 790733047
Description: 210 s.

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This detailed study of Harry Potter explores the limits of the formulaic structure of adolescent fantasy fiction like that of Rowling's and also examines the impulse of exploration, subversion, and resistance contained within the formula. Within the co-existing networks of subversion and containment in the narrative, young adult fantasy becomes an embodiment of the experience of adolescence"--Provided by publisher

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