The ivory tower and Harry Potter : perspectives on a literary phenomenon / Lana A. Whited, editor.

Publisher description: Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Pottter is the first book-length analysis of J.K. Rowling's work from a broad range of perspectives within literature, folklore, psychology, sociology, and popular culture. A significant portion of the book explores the Ha...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Whited, Lana A., 1958- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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 Natov
  • Harry Potter, Tom Brown, and the British school story : lost in transit? /
  • David K. Steege
  • Greater than gold in Gringotts : 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,
  • with
  • 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
  • Harry's language : taking issue 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.
  • Specters of Thatcherism : contemporary British culture in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series /
  • Karin E. Westman
  • Harry Potter and the technology of magic /
  • Elizabeth Teare
  • Apprentice wizards welcome : fan communities and the culture of Harry Potter /
  • Rebecca Sutherland Borah.