University of Maryland Harry Potter expert Jennie Levine reviews the final book in the Harry Potter series. "Finally, with the entire canon complete, we can truly claim that this is a story of good against evil."
Children and even some adults around the globe will be saddened this weekend by the loss of characters in the final book from the Harry Potter book series. Many consider this a valuable opportunity for parents to discuss the topic of death and dying with their children.
As the release of the final Harry Potter book draws near, University of Indianapolis English Department Chair and avid Harry Potter fan Toni Morris offers her thoughts about the popularity of the series and raises some questions about its cultural significance.
J.K. Rowling's seventh and final installment of the Harry Potter series will hit bookstores this month and there is no shortage of anticipation among Harry Potter fans. Kansas State University's Philip Nel and Karin Westman are no exceptions.
J.K. Rowling's anxiously awaited final Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," will be released July 21, when readers of all ages will once again be swept away to Hogwarts Academy and into the life of the one and only Harry Potter. Expert is available to comment on the release of this book.
Harry Potter casts a positive spell on children, say three researchers at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, CT, based on research they published in 2005 and a new study that they have just completed.
British literature expert James Krasner is available to discuss the seventh and final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, scheduled for publication July 21, 2007. Krasner, a professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, can discuss the book in the context of the genre in which it is written "“ British Public School novels, a popular writing style of 19th century Britain that may be unfamiliar to most Americans. He also can share his thoughts regarding what characters he believes will or will not survive J.K. Rowlings' final book.
Harry Potter fans have two major events coming next month. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix debuts on the silver screen July 11. But most fans are anxiously awaiting the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - the final installment in the series. The University of Maryland has one of the top Harry Potter experts in the nation - Jennie Levine. Read her essay, then give her a call!
Harry Potter will survive past July 21, 2007, the publication date of J.K. Rowling's final Potter book, according to an English and British Victorian literature expert at the University of New Hampshire, because in the end, good has to win over evil.