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Re-Reading Harry Potter
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RE-READING HARRY POTTER

PAPERBACK BY GUPTA, SUMAN

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ISBN
9780230219588
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
EDITION
2ND ED. 2009
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
278 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
25 JUN 2009

DESCRIPTION

This book discusses the political and social presumptions ingrained in the texts of the Harry Potter series and examines the manner in which they have been received in different contexts and media. The 2nd edition also contains extensive new material which comments on the later books and examines the impact of the phenomenon across the world.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements Introduction to the Second Edition PART I: THE TEXT-TO-WORLD APPROACH Book Covers Children and Adults The Seriousness of Social and Political Effects Text-to-World Assumptions (Some General Definitions) A Thought about Open and Closed Texts The Irrelevance of J.K. Rowling Children's Literature Fantasy Literature Religious Perspectives Locations and Limitations PART II: READING THE HARRY POTTER NOVELS Three Worlds Repetition and Progression Evasive Allusions Blood Servants and Slaves The Question of Class Desire The Magic System of Advertising Movie Magic The Beginning PART III: THE HARRY POTTER FAN FICTION TEXT Harry Potter in China; with assistance from C.Xian The Bulgarian Connection in Harry Potter ; M.Katsarska Notes Bibliography Index