The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child: Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture

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This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's Alice and J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, Billone goes on to examine the recent resurrection of Alice in Tim Burton's Alice, and of Peter Pan in Michael Jackson and in James Bond. Visiting trends that have emerged since the Harry Potter ...

The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child: Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138938915

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