Harry Potter and the classical world : Greek and Roman allusions in J.K. Rowling's modern epic /

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Author / Creator:Spencer, Richard A. (Richard Albert), author.
Imprint:Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
Description:viii, 315 pages ; 23 cm
Subject:Rowling, J.K. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rowling, J.K. -- Characters -- Harry Potter.
Potter, Harry -- (Fictitious character)
Rowling, J. K.
Classical literature -- Influence.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Mythology, Roman, in literature.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Civilization, Classical -- Influence.
Children's stories, English.
Civilization, Classical -- Influence.
Classical literature -- Influence.
Fantasy fiction, English.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Mythology, Roman, in literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10392630
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ISBN:9780786499212 (softcover : acid free paper)
0786499214 (softcover : acid free paper)
9781476621418 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-307) and index.
Summary:"J.K. Rowling has drawn deeply from classical sources to inform and color her Harry Potter novels, with allusions ranging from the obvious to the obscure. Rowling's use of classical material is abundant and varied, and often presented with irony and humor as she introduces a timeless literary tradition to a new readership"--
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