Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Sources and ClassicNote Author

  • J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. New York: Scholastic Press, 1999.
  • Deborah O'Keefe. Readers in Wonderland: The Liberating Worlds of Fantasy Fiction from Dorothy to Harry Potter. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004.
  • Giselle Liza Anatol. Reading Harry Potter: critical essays. Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2003.
  • Ruthann Mayes-Elma. Females and Harry Potter: not all that empowering. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2006.
  • Lana A. Whited. The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004.
  • Elizabeth E. Heilman. Critical perspectives on Harry Potter. New York: Routledge, 2008.
  • David Baggett, Shawn Klein, William Irwin. Harry Potter and philosophy: if Aristotle ran Hogwarts. Peru: Open Court Publishing, 2004.
  • Remke Kruk, "Harry Potter in the Gulf: Contemporary Islam and the Occult" in British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1 (May 2005), pp. 47-73.

  • William P. MacNeil, "'Kidlit' as 'Law-and-Lit': Harry Potter and the Scales of Justice" in Law and Literature, Vol. 14, No. 3 (Autumn 2002), pp. 545-564.

  • Roni Natov, "Harry Potter and the Extraordinariness of the Ordinary" in The Lion and the Unicorn, Vol. 25, No. 2 (2001), pp. 310-327.

  • John Pennington, "From Elfland to Hogwarts, or the Aesthetic Trouble with Harry Potter" in The Lion and the Unicorn, Vol. 26, No. 1 (2002), pp. 78-97.

  • Kate Behr, "'Same-as-Different': Narrative Transformations and Intersecting Cultures in Harry Potter" in Journal of Narrative Theory, Vol. 35, No. 1 (2005), pp. 112-132.

  • Philip K. Wilson, "Eighteenth-Century 'Monsters' and Nineteenth-Century 'Freaks': Reading the Maternally Marked Child" in Literature and Medicine, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Spring 2002), pp. 1-25.

  • J.K. Rowling. "J.K. Rowling Official Site." Warner Brothers. 2006-01-01. 2009-07-22. <http://www.jkrowling.com/>.