Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Analysis

J. K. Rowling

Setting

In some ways, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a traditional English boarding school located in the fairy-green countryside well...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Literary Qualities

Whether because they offer a natural metaphor for coming-of-age audiences transitioning into the adult world, or because— either in cause...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Social Sensitivity

In a television interview aired in July of 2000—just prior to the release of the muchanticipated fourth Harry Potter book—eminent...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Topics for Discussion

1. J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone introduces readers to all sorts of interesting magical objects (the Nimbus...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Ideas for Reports and Papers

1. The Harry Potter books are set in England, but the author, J. K. Rowling, lives in Scotland. What has the relationship between England and...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Related Titles / Adaptations

To date, there are four "Harry Potter" books, each successively describing the adventures of one academic year at Hogwarts School of...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone For Further Reference

Cart, Michael. Review of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Booklist (September 15,1998). In a glowing review, Cart praises...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Bibliography

(Masterpieces of World Literature, Critical Edition)

Beahm, George. Muggles and Magic: An Unofficial Guide to J. K. Rowling and the Harry Potter Phenomenon. 2d ed. Charlottesville, Va.: Hampton Roads, 2006.

Blake, Andrew. The Irresistible Rise of Harry Potter: Kid-Lit in a Globalized World. London: Verso, 2002.

Eccleshare, Julia. A Guide to the Harry Potter Novels. London: Continuum, 2002.

Gupta, Suman. Re-Reading Harry Potter. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Heilman, Elizabeth, ed. Harry Potter’s World: Multidisciplinary Critical Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Nel, Philip. J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” Novels: A Reader’s Guide. London: Continuum, 2001

Smith, Sean. J. K. Rowling: A Biography. London: Michael O’Mara, 2001.

Whited, Lana A., ed. The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004.