The Harry Potter Stories and French Arthurian Romance

  title={The Harry Potter Stories and French Arthurian Romance},
  author={Heather Arden and Heather Kathryn Lorenz},
  pages={54 - 68}
This article explores the varied medieval elements in the popular novels, as well as deeper narrative connections with Arthurian romance, particularly exploring parallels between the Harry Potter tales and Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval. 
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