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The Resource Hermione Granger saves the world : essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts, edited by Christopher E. Bell

Hermione Granger saves the world : essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts, edited by Christopher E. Bell

Label
Hermione Granger saves the world : essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts
Title
Hermione Granger saves the world
Title remainder
essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher E. Bell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The essays in this book make two central claims. First, the word "feminist" has been poorly defined or demonized. Hermione Granger, of the Harry Potter series, serves as an outstanding example of what modern young feminism looks like. The second claim is that Hermione is a pivotal character upon whom the entire series rests--not Harry Potter himself "--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6068.O93
LC item number
Z73226 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bell, Christopher E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Granger, Hermione (Fictitious character)
  • Feminism in literature
  • Rowling, J. K.
  • Rowling, J. K.
  • Granger, Hermione
Label
Hermione Granger saves the world : essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts, edited by Christopher E. Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Christopher E. Bell with Julie Alexander -- Hermione: an introduction. The filmic heroine / Julie Alexander ; "I'm hoping to do some good in the world": Hermione Granger and feminist ethics / Atje Gercama ; The muggle hunt / Elizabeth de la Torre -- Hermione as woman. Unstoppable force: maternal power and feminism / Alexandra Hidalgo ; Alohomora! Unlocking Hermione's feminism / Sarah Margaret Kniesler -- Hermione as scholar. "Books! And cleverness!": Hermione's wits / Tara Foster -- How to do things with magic words: the scandal of the spell-casting body / Li Cornfeld -- Hermione as warrior. Hermione Granger goes to war: a feminist reflection on girls in conflict / Helen Berents ; Hermione Granger: insufferable know-it-all or superhero? / Christine Klingbiel -- Hermione as activist. From teenage witch to social activist: Hermione Granger as female locus / William V. Thompson ; Is Hermione Granger the real chosen one? / Todd S. Waters
Control code
704906932
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 223 p.
Isbn
9780786471379
Lccn
2012024861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Hermione Granger saves the world : essays on the feminist heroine of Hogwarts, edited by Christopher E. Bell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Christopher E. Bell with Julie Alexander -- Hermione: an introduction. The filmic heroine / Julie Alexander ; "I'm hoping to do some good in the world": Hermione Granger and feminist ethics / Atje Gercama ; The muggle hunt / Elizabeth de la Torre -- Hermione as woman. Unstoppable force: maternal power and feminism / Alexandra Hidalgo ; Alohomora! Unlocking Hermione's feminism / Sarah Margaret Kniesler -- Hermione as scholar. "Books! And cleverness!": Hermione's wits / Tara Foster -- How to do things with magic words: the scandal of the spell-casting body / Li Cornfeld -- Hermione as warrior. Hermione Granger goes to war: a feminist reflection on girls in conflict / Helen Berents ; Hermione Granger: insufferable know-it-all or superhero? / Christine Klingbiel -- Hermione as activist. From teenage witch to social activist: Hermione Granger as female locus / William V. Thompson ; Is Hermione Granger the real chosen one? / Todd S. Waters
Control code
704906932
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 223 p.
Isbn
9780786471379
Lccn
2012024861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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