Publisher: Routledge (July 5, 2016)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.7 MB
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This ebook investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of kid's Literature, either within the Harry Potter sequence and in different works that experience reached unparalleled degrees of renowned luck at the present time. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's Alice and J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, Billone is going directly to study the hot resurrection of Alice in Tim Burton's Alice, and of Peter Pan in Michael Jackson and in James Bond. vacationing traits that experience emerged because the Harry Potter sequence ended, the ebook reviews revisions of the dream-child in texts and flicks that experience encouraged mass fandom within the twenty-first century: Stephenie Meyer's Twilight, E.L. James's 50 colors of gray and Suzanne Collins's The starvation video games. the quantity argues that the 21st-century wish to in attaining dream-states in dating to everlasting early life effects from the way in which that goals supply a way of knowing the glorious but alarming probability of escaping from time. This present id with the dream-child stems from the specter of political unrest and financial and environmental cave in in addition to from the simultaneous technophilia and technophobia of a tradition immersed within the breathless revolution of the electronic age. This ebook not just explores how the dream-child from the earlier has lower back to mirror misgivings approximately imagined dystopian futures but in addition finds how the rebirth of the dream-child opens up probabilities for brand spanking new narratives the place chuffed endings stay possible opposed to all odds. it is going to attract students in a large choice of fields together with adolescence stories, Children's/YA Literature, Cinema reviews, Cultural reports, Cyberculture, Gender experiences, Queer reviews, Gothic reviews, New Media, and pop culture.