Friday, November 19, 2010

June Cummins on Harry Potter's Appeal

June Cummins on the Harry Potter books, or maybe about their readers. In today's San Diego Tribune:

“Everything in the ‘Harry Potter’ books has to do with human interaction. It is about pain and love and acceptance,” said June Cummins, an associate professor in San Diego State University’s Department of English and Comparative Literature. “But there is also a big fantasy element, and as soon as you get into the parallel universe of Hogwarts, that becomes a source of comfort and escape.”

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