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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Rewriting Stereotypes

Altre Modernità. 2017;0(18):133-144 DOI 10.13130/2035-7680/9266


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Journal Title: Altre Modernità

ISSN: 2035-7680 (Print)

Publisher: Università degli Studi di Milano

Society/Institution: Università degli studi di Milano

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Literature (General)

Country of publisher: Italy

Language of fulltext: Spanish, French, Italian, English

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Ilaria Villa (Università degli Studi di Milano)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 5 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Harry Potter is a very successful series of novels, mainly addressed to children and adolescents. The story is set in a magical world, parallel to our own; it revolves around the lives of the young wizard Harry Potter and his friends, each novel narrating a year of their lives as they go to school, study the magic arts, and fight against the evil wizard Voldemort (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1998; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 1999; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2003; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 2007).