J.K. Rowling seems to think that “Cursed Child” is canon, so why does her official wizarding world website not treat it as such?
This is Part 3 in my series of why the “Harry Potter” universe has three set realities of canon. Let’s discuss theater canon!
Wizards, Jedi, and time travelers: Robercon 2016 had something for everyone. Since it’s my hometown convention, I’ve watched it grow from having no “Harry Potter” presence to this year’s programming, which included two panels of “Potter” content and hundreds of people dressed in House colors.
What do we really know about Lavender Brown? Did she survive the Battle of Hogwarts? Is she Muggle-born? Editorial writer hpboy13 investigates.
With “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” recently published in script form and giving us new information on the wizarding world, the age-old question comes out again: Is this canon? Everyone seems to have their own opinion, so I thought, “Why not throw in my two cents?”
I come to you today to discuss an important matter – namely, the issue of canon in the “Harry Potter” community. At MuggleNet, our directors and partners in crime, Kat Miller and Keith Hawk, disagree on this point fervently.
The script of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been out for just over a week, and fan reactions have ranged from delight to utter horror at what J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany have unleashed upon the world. Today, two of MuggleNet’s book reviewers, Jessica and Tracey, are in conversation about the experience of reading the script and how “Cursed Child” fits into both fandom and canon.
Can canon ever actually change or does that go against the very definition of the term? MuggleNet staff reacts to Newt Scamander being expelled from Hogwarts.
What did you enjoy learning about the Potter family? What were things that didn’t quite add up in your eyes?