Fantasy literature : challenging genres / edited by Mark A. Fabrizi.

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Published: Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, [2016]
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Series:Critical literacy teaching series, challenging authors and genre ; v. 8.
Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: challenging fantasy literature / Mark A. Fabrizi
  • Part one. Philosophical Issues. In the shadow of the status quo: the forgotten in the Lord of the rings and A song of ice and fire / Neil McGarry and Daniel Ravipinto
  • The wizards beneath: finding Plato and Freud in Ursula K. Le Guin's the Tombs of Atuan / Nathaniel Gee
  • You're a prince, Harry: the politics of oppression and self-interest in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series / Mark A. Fabrizi
  • Designing a course integrating critical pedagogy, fantasy literature, and religious studies / Nathan Fredrickson
  • Part two. Gender, class, and privilege. Strong women in fairy tales existed long before Frozen: teaching gender studies via folklore / Martha M. Johnson-Olin
  • From Fledgling to Buffy: critical literacy, fantasy, and engagement in secondary ELA classrooms / Margaret A. Robbins and Jennifer Jackson Whitley
  • Gender, class, and marginalization in Beatriz Potter / Hannah Swamidoss
  • Depictions of social class in Newbery-winning fantasies: a critical literacy approach / Danielle E. Forest
  • Indifference, neglect, and outright dislike: examing sources of and responses to institutionalized oppression in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix / Claire A. Davanzo
  • Part three. Education and social justice. Magic as privilege in Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson's Wheel of time Epic fantasy series / Louise Pisano Simone
  • Seeing Harry as an at-risk student: critical literacy, cultural capital, and the wizarding world / Dawan Coombs, Jon Ostenson, and Whitney Sommerville
  • Magical objects in fantasy: a multicultural examination / Stephanie Dreier
  • Critical literacy in inquiry learning: perspective sharing through multiple literacies, continuous inquiry, and reflection / Cynthia Dawn Martelli and Vickie Johnston
  • "Bruce Banner can be an asshole": using a FanFic to break down privilege and introduce service-learning concepts / Rebecca Sutherland Borah.