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A collection fairy tales for young wizards and witches. Each story is followed by observations on Wizarding history, personal reminiscences, and information on the story's key elements by Hogwarts headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.

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Genre: Children's stories, English
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ISBN-13: 0545615402

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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. "Fluffy," the vicious three-headed dog in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, is clearly a repackaging of Cerberus, the hellhound of Greek and Roman mythology. But the significance of Rowling's quotation from Aeschylus at the front of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a matter of speculation. Her use of classical material is often presented with irony and humor. This extensive analysis of the Harry Potter series examines Rowling's wide range of allusion to classical characters and themes and her varied use of classical languages. Chapters discuss Harry and Narcissus, Dumbledore's many classical predecessors, Lord Voldemort's likeness to mythical figures, and magic in Harry Potter and classical antiquity--among many topics.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Richard A. Spencer
Publisher: McFarland
Release: 2015-07-11
File: 324 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781476621418

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Find out more about Harry Potter's world by reading two of his Hogwarts textbooks. Quidditch Through the Ages begins with the history of broomsticks, describes the evolution of Quidditch, and includes the rules of the game as well as a chapter on modern-day play. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the most complete A to Z listing of magical beasts that exists, and includes their classifications.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Kennilworthy Whisp
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release: 2001-03-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0439284031

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Reception studies have transformed the classics. Many more literary and cultural texts are now regarded as 'valid' for classical study. And within this process of widening, children's literature has in its turn emerged as being increasingly important. Books written for children now comprise one of the largest and most prominent bodies of texts to engage with the classical world, with an audience that constantly changes as it grows up. This innovative volume wrestles with that very characteristic of change which is so fundamental to children's literature, showing how significant the classics, as well as classically-inspired fiction and verse, have been in tackling the adolescent challenges posed by metamorphosis. Chapters address such themes as the use made by C S Lewis, in The Horse and his Boy, of Apuleius' The Golden Ass; how Ovidian myth frames the Narnia stories; classical 'nonsense' in Edward Lear; Pan as a powerful symbol of change in children's literature, for instance in The Wind in the Willows; the transformative power of the Orpheus myth; and how works for children have handled the teaching of the classics.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Owen Hodkinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2018-01-30
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781786733290

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In The CLassics and Children's Literature between West and East a team of contributors from different continents offers a survey of the reception of Classical Antiquity in children’s and young adults’ literature by applying regional perspectives.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
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Publisher: BRILL
Release: 2016-11-07
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789004335370

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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 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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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Beatrice Groves
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2017-06-14
File: 174 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351978729

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Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2017-11-16
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1408897318

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The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook is a beautiful, elegantly designed reference that details all of the known spells cast in the Harry Potter films, books, video games and card games, as well as official Harry Potter spinoffs, such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Each spell is given its own entry including spell name, pronunciation details, a description of the spell effect, spell casting methods, wand movements, hand movements and vocalizations, plus primary sources in which the spell was used. Readers will also find trivia related to each spell, such as who it was used against, what the outcome was, or what a spell’s unusual history might be. There are more than 200 spells in all, plus suggestions for strategic spell use and methods for creating origianl spells.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Media Lab Books
Publisher: Media Lab Books
Release: 2019-06-18
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 1948174243

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Use this assessment to test your students' understanding of the key ideas, details, and text structures of an informational text! Students will also be assessed on their ability to evaluate and draw reasonable conclusions about the text.

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Author: Charles Aracich
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Release: 2015-02-13
File: 10 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781493861378

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Release: 2002
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X006197754

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