Transformative Readings: Harry Potter Fan Fiction, Trans/Queer Reader Response, and J. K. Rowling

  title={Transformative Readings: Harry Potter Fan Fiction, Trans/Queer Reader Response, and J. K. Rowling},
  author={Jennifer Duggan},
  journal={Children's Literature in Education},
  pages={147 - 168}
  • J. Duggan
  • Published 28 March 2021
  • Art
  • Children's Literature in Education
The politics of children’s literature and the actors surrounding it have never been more visible than they are now, in the digital age. As one of the first children’s series to gain widespread popularity concurrently with the spread of the internet, the Harry Potter septet arrived on the global stage at the perfect moment to develop an avid, connected fandom. But the fandom has laid bare the many conflicting ideologies of the fans themselves and of the actors surrounding the texts. This article… 


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