Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

Literary Allusion in Harry Potter Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world wide enthusiasm for J K Rowling s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws Harry P

  • Title: Literary Allusion in Harry Potter
  • Author: Beatrice Groves
  • ISBN: 9781138284678
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Paperback
  • Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world wide enthusiasm for J K Rowling s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws Harry Potter s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into Rowling s fictional world Each chapter of Literary AllLiterary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world wide enthusiasm for J K Rowling s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws Harry Potter s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into Rowling s fictional world Each chapter of Literary Allusion in Harry Potter consists of an in depth discussion of the intersection between Harry Potter and a canonical literary work, such as the plays of Shakespeare, the poetry of Homer, Ovid, the Gawain poet, Chaucer, Milton and Tennyson, and the novels of Austen, Hardy and Dickens This approach aims to transform the reader s understanding of Rowling s literary achievement as well as to encourage the discovery of works with which they may be less familiar The aim of this book is to delight Potter fans with a new perspective on their favourite books while harnessing that enthusiasm to increase their wider appreciation of literature.

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    2. Just when you thought all of Rowling's in-jokes and references had been identified, Groves swans in and picks up on a ton of new ones, and explores previously-identified influences (like Austen) at much greater length and depth. Groves' deceptively-slim volume contributes to the ever-expanding sense of Rowling's density as a writer. There is hardly a word, name, action, or color in her Harry Potter series that doesn't have deliberate significance, often on multiple levels. You'd think that event [...]

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