Gothic half-bloods
Maternal kinship in Rowling’s Harry Potter series
in Gothic kinship
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Ranita Chatterjee explores in Chapter 11 the Gothic kinship ties between hero Harry Potter and villain Lord Voldemort in J.K. Rowling’s famous novel series. Their physically intertwined existence – Harry is Voldemort’s monstrous soul progeny – gives occasion to analyse blood ties beyond the nuclear family. Chatterjee argues that that the Potter series, with its prominence of literal and figurative blood ties, reconfigures the act of sacrifice as not only feminine and maternal, but also problematically generative insofar as Harry’s mother’s blood both protects the hero and empowers the villain.

Editors: Agnes Andeweg and Sue Zlosnik

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