Muggles, Monsters and Magicians

Muggles, Monsters and Magicians

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qHarry Potter'sq global triumph is without precedent. Economically it is the most successful children's book ever published and at the same time it has become the most widely discussed text for young adults. Why is this so? What does the text offer to its readers? qMuggles, Monsters and Magiciansq deals with these issues and answers these questions. On the basis of a carefully conducted text-based analysis of the whole series it argues that, from a purely literary point of view, Pottermania is not entirely comprehensible. It identifies Rowling's narrative techniques, explains the world view underlying this series and links it to the literary genres of children's and fantastic literature.(HP 5, 503) Even the perception of time depends on Harrya#39;s point of view as one of the first scenes in Philosopher a#39;s Stone shows:92 The lighted dial of Dudleya#39;s watch [. ... One minute to go and hea#39;d be eleven. ... (HP 1 , 54) Rowlinga#39;s style is marked by the use of free indirect discourse. Usually, she uses two variants of it: the interior monologue written in the third person, and questions Harry asks himself.

Title:Muggles, Monsters and Magicians
Author: Claudia Fenske
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2008

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