Harry Potter for Nerds [NOOK Book]

Overview

'Harry Potter for Nerds' is a collection of the most exciting ideas from twelve Hogwarts Professors about the world's best selling books. Travis Prinzi, author of 'Harry Potter and Imagination' and webmaster at The Hog's Head, has tapped his Potter Pundit friends in Fandom and at better universities around the country for their insights about the literary magic of the seven novels, from their ring composition to the symbolism of the planets, from the Dante, Spencer, and MacDonald echoes to exploration of the meanings of magic and technology.
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Harry Potter for Nerds

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Overview

'Harry Potter for Nerds' is a collection of the most exciting ideas from twelve Hogwarts Professors about the world's best selling books. Travis Prinzi, author of 'Harry Potter and Imagination' and webmaster at The Hog's Head, has tapped his Potter Pundit friends in Fandom and at better universities around the country for their insights about the literary magic of the seven novels, from their ring composition to the symbolism of the planets, from the Dante, Spencer, and MacDonald echoes to exploration of the meanings of magic and technology. Profound and far-reaching as these ideas are, the essays are all written in accessible style and tone. Serious readers of Harry Potter will delight in the conversation each chapter offers with another lover of the Hogwarts Saga and its greater depths.
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Dr. Amy Sturgis
Travis Prinzi gets to the heart and soul of literature, and he conveys his insights in a way that will fascinate and delight readers.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014169370
  • Publisher: Unlocking Press
  • Publication date: 3/27/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 833 KB

Meet the Author

Travis Prinzi is one of the Potter Pundits on The Leaky Cauldron's PotterCast (PotterCast.com), and he blogs regularly at TheHogsHead.org.

He's the author of "Harry Potter & Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds" (Zossima Press, 2008) and editor of "Hog's Head Conversations: Essays on Harry Potter" (Zossima 2009). His blog enjoys an international readership as it continues to explore the Harry Potter books and related literature. Prinzi holds an M.S degree in Teaching and Curriculum from the University of Rochester and an M.A degree in Theological Studies from Northeastern Seminary. He has given presentations and Keynote talks at six different Potter conferences in the U.S. and Canada.
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  • Posted March 21, 2012

    Fans, Academics & Lit Geeks, take note!

    I probably would have picked this book up even if it hadn't been required for a graduate course I'm taking (I'm a fan, an academics, and a lit geek). Good reading for anyone who wants more out of Harry Potter than just the story.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2012

    Read rebal

    I love harry potter

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2012

    Nerd alert

    I love this book cause i am a nerd ;p any one else

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2012

    Only a nerd would this book

    Some idiot must of writen it. DnT BUY

    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    nerd

    Chop deck crack Seth devil giving excel fungi ego thingy Rothko dragged rofl Hugh gum catfish any Exton rhyming Fungi Duffy Fiji duh fig fry f stuffy shrug both think folk by him fun Dim Gun Fun UN Cub Fug cut b Chan Chef fight such cab Zach

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2013

    Nerdy n i knowit

    Im a nerd and aa proud potterhead.

    --The Half-Blood Princess

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Sounds kool

    Im an nerd

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    yoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    Nerdy

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2012

    I am a nerd

    Im a nerd but i would NOT recomend this book!

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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