- Author : Diana Patterson
- Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
- Release Date : 2009-10-02
- Genre: Literary Criticism
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- ISBN 10 : 9781443816281
Harry Potter s World Wide Influence Book Description :
The Harry Potter series forms a single epic story that has been published in nearly 70 languages, and has been examined in a large number of disciplines. This collection of essays contributes to the scholarly discourse that forms Potter Studies. These essays take on the consideration of Rowling's work as being worthy of study as a phenomenon and influence, as well as a work of literary value. They add genuine statistical information about the reasons for the books' popularity, consider their effects on child readers, and examine some deep-rooted reasons for their having been manipulated in American publishing, in film adaptations, in musical complements, and in their thingification in popular culture around the world. Some of these essays take on the...