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Hermione Granger Saves The World

Author : Christopher E. Bell
ISBN : 9781476600055
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The new essays in this book make two central claims. First, for some people, the word “feminist” has been either poorly defined or even demonized. Hermione Granger, of the Harry Potter series, serves as an outstanding example of what modern young feminism looks like: activist, powerful and full of agency, yet feminine, romantic and stylish—a new kind of feminism for a new kind of girl. The second claim the essays make is that our young, emergent feminist Hermione Granger is a pivotal character upon whom the entire series rests—not Harry Potter himself (or, at least, not Harry Potter solely). It is Hermione who solves every difficult puzzle, performs every difficult spell, and to whom her two male companions look for guidance and advice. On several occasions throughout the series, Hermione literally saves the world through her actions. This is an outstanding model for young women (and for young men as well) who are confused about how feminism manifests and operates in 2012.

Inside The World Of Harry Potter

Author : Christopher E. Bell
ISBN : 9781476673554
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Many scholars recognize the importance of Harry Potter as a vehicle for discussions about society. This interdisciplinary collection of new essays from one of the world's leading Harry Potter scholars brings to the forefront a critique of modern Western society, using Harry's world as a mirror to our own"--Provided by publisher.

Wizards Vs Muggles

Author : Christopher E. Bell
ISBN : 9781476623290
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Harry Potter has given the study of popular culture a unique platform for exploring the nature of human identity. “Potter Studies” is developing into a vibrant interdisciplinary field of scholarship. This collection of new essays examines issues surrounding race, class, gender, sexual orientation and personal virtue, both in the wizarding world and in our own. The contributors discuss an array of meanings and contexts in the Harry Potter universe relating to identity issues, and the ways in which these manifest in fandom cultures and real-world schools and businesses.

Hermione Granger Cinematic Guide Harry Potter

Author : Felicity Baker
ISBN : 9781338160222
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Essential Film Companion for HERMIONE GRANGER that’s perfect for the youngest fans! Hermione Granger hardly ever breaks the rules—unless, of course, she needs to in order to rescue her friends and fight the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Throughout all eight HARRY POTTER films, Hermione shows her wisdom and daring on her adventures with best friends Harry and Ron, secretly brewing Polyjuice Potion, rescuing Sirius Black with a Time-Turner, and creating Dumbledore’s Army. Revisit these moments and more from the girl who proved that Muggle-borns can be the most skilled witches and wizards of all. The experience of this eBook will be best if viewed on a tablet.

Ash Princess

Author : Laura Sebastian
ISBN : 9783641214074
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Sie kommt aus der Asche und greift nach den Sternen Theo ist noch ein Kind, als ihre Mutter, die Fire Queen, vor ihren Augen ermordet wird. Der brutale Kaiser raubt dem Mädchen alles: die Familie, das Reich, die Sprache, den Namen. Und er macht aus ihr die Ash Princess, ein Symbol der Schande für ihr Volk. Aber Theo ist stark. Zehn Jahre lang hält die Hoffnung sie am Leben, den Thron irgendwann zurückzuerobern, allem Spott und Hohn zum Trotz. Als der Kaiser Theo eines Nachts zu einer furchtbaren Tat zwingt, wird klar: Um ihren Traum zu erfüllen, muss sie zurückschlagen – und die Achillesferse des Kaisers ist sein Sohn. Doch womit Theo nicht gerechnet hat, sind ihre Gefühle für den Prinzen ...

The Role Of Women Within The Harry Potter Series

Author : J. B.
ISBN : 9783668331082
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examensarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, Note: 1,7, Universität Regensburg (Anglistik), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In this thesis, the author focuses on the feminist debate around the Harry Potter series. The question whether Harry Potter can be seen as sexist or as feminist will be investigated and analysed while taking a closer look at the characters of Fleur Delacour, Dolores Umbridge and Hermione Granger. [...] Generally speaking, when it comes to the identification of the role of females within the Harry Potter series, critics are notably divided here. According to Anne Collins Smith, there are two different directions of interpreting J.K. Rowling’s work; the ones who see feminism supported and thoroughly depicted in the books and those critics who think of the Harry Potter series as being sexist (cf. Collins Smith 80). The critics who point out the sexism within the Harry Potter series are directed by writers such as Elizabeth Heilman, Trevor Donaldson and Christine Schoefer. Christine Schoefer’s article is titled Harry Potter's Girl Trouble and was published on the release day of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. It focuses on the alleged sexism within the Harry Potter series. She states that J.K. Rowling’s message to the reader of her series is that boys should be the leaders in the world and girls are hardly likeable and thus play the role of the supporters of the male supremacy – at best (cf. Schoefer). Matching Christine Schoefer’s thoughts in many points, Elizabeth E. Heilman and Trevor Donaldson have published their essay From Sexist to (sort-of) Feminist: Representations of Gender in the Harry Potter Series. These publications are strongly based on the idea of the Harry Potter series being a reinforcement of gender stereotypes (cf. Schoefer, cf. Heilman and Donaldson 139). Here, Heilman and Donaldson especially criticise the “absence of powerful females” (cf. Heilman and Donaldson 139). Females always fulfil secondary positions within the books, concerning power and authority, and the Harry Potter series follow typical stereotypes for both males and females (cf. Heilman and Donaldson 139). It is stated that the book series contains far more important male characters: 115 females mentioned in the series are barely more than half as many characters as the 201 males which are included. Also, according to Heilman and Donaldson, the more dominant characters are almost exclusively male. Here, they especially refer to evil characters such as Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Wormtail and of course Lord Voldemort (cf. Heilman and Donaldson 141). [...]

Mapping The World Of Harry Potter

Author : Mercedes Lackey
ISBN : 9781932100594
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Presents a collection of critiques of the works of J. K. Rowling, covering the topics and characters found in the Harry Potter books.

Northanger Abbey

Author : Jane Austen
ISBN : 9783423407823
Genre : Fiction
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Ein finsteres Familiengeheimnis oder doch nur blühende Phantasie? Catherine Morland liest gerne Schauerromane. Als ihr gebildeter Verehrer sie seiner Familie vorstellt, ist diese not amused. Die Aura des alten Landsitzes ›Northanger Abbey‹ beflügelt Catherines Phantasie so sehr, dass sie bald glaubt, einem Familiengeheimnis auf der Spur zu sein.

Harry Potter Und Der Orden Des Ph Nix

Author : J.K. Rowling
ISBN : 9781781100806
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Es sind Sommerferien und wieder einmal sitzt Harry bei den unmöglichen Dursleys im Ligusterweg fest. Doch diesmal treibt ihn größere Unruhe denn je - Warum schreiben seine Freunde Ron und Hermine nur so rätselhafte Briefe? Und vor allem: Warum erfährt er nichts über die dunklen Mächte, die inzwischen neu erstanden sind und sich unaufhaltsam über Harrys Welt verbreiten? Noch ahnt er nicht, was der geheimnisvolle Orden des Phönix gegen Voldemort ausrichten kann ... Als Harrys fünftes Schuljahr in Hogwarts beginnt, werden seine Sorgen nur noch größer. Und dann schlägt der Dunkle Lord wieder zu. Harry muss seine Freunde um sich scharen, sonst gibt es kein Entrinnen.

The Ivory Tower And Harry Potter

Author : Lana A. Whited
ISBN : 0826215491
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter 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 Harry Potter series' literary ancestors, including magic and fantasy works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Monica Furlong, Jill Murphy, and others, as well as previous works about the British boarding school experience. Other chapters explore the moral and ethical dimensions of Harry's world, including objections to the series raised within some religious circles. In her new epilogue, Lana A. Whited brings this volume up to date by covering Rowling's latest book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

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