Episode 28 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” puts two fantasy classics in conversation: J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” and J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”.
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Episode 27 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” continues our discussion of humor in “Harry Potter”, delving into the comedy of the books and films, as well as fan parodies and Rowling’s other creations.
“Harry Potter” can make us cry, but sometimes it makes us laugh. Join us for a jolly discussion of comedy in the series on Episode 26 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling”.
Episode 25 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” examines the role of myth in the magic of “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts”, as well as the “Strike” novels, through literary alchemy and symbolism.
Episode 24 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” explores how “Harry Potter” has more in common with Arthurian legend than wizards and magic swords.
Episode 23 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” examines the “Harry Potter” films as adaptations, considering screenplays, directing, casting, acting, and how they relate to the beloved books.
Episode 22 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” features the cofounder of Transfiguring Adoption, an organization that uses “Harry Potter” as bibliotherapy for adoptive and foster families and examines how books can help with trauma.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 21: “Divination Class: Tarot, Astrology, and Games in Harry Potter”
Episode 21 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” explores the future as well as fun and games, from prophecies to tarot cards to chess, and their impact on the narrative of “Harry Potter”.