Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter by Elizabeth E. Heilman

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This thoroughly revised edition includes updated essays on cultural themes and literary analysis, and its new essays analyze the full scope of the seven-book series as both pop cultural phenomenon and as a set of literary texts. Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, Second Edition draws on a wider range of intellectual traditions to explore the texts, including moral-theological analysis, psychoanalytic perspectives, and philosophy of technology. The Harry Potter novels engage the social, cultural, and psychological preoccupations of our times, and Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, Second Edition examines these worlds of consciousness and culture, ultimately revealing how modern anxieties and fixations are reflected in these powerful texts.


 ("DISCLAIMER: This book is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., or anyone associated with the Harry Potter books or movies.")

 

About Elizabeth E. Heilman

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Elizabeth E. Heilman is Asociate Professor of teacher education at Michigan State University.
 
Published September 1, 2008 by Routledge. 367 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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