Tagged: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Handfasting in “The Cuckoo’s Calling” and “Harry Potter”: A Discovery of a Walt Whitman Poem?

Dr. Beatrice Groves argues that the unnamed poem Lula Landry recites in “The Cuckoo’s Calling” is Walt Whitman’s “Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances” – a poem that connects to the theme of handfasting in both “The Cuckoo’s Calling” and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”.

“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 14: “Lighting Up ‘Strike’ – ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Cormoran Strike'”

Catch up on the latest “Cormoran Strike” analysis before the release of the fourth novel in the series on September 18! With guests Dr. Karen Kebarle and Dr. Louise Freeman, Katy and John examine the connections between the “Harry Potter” series and the first three “Cormoran Strike” novels.