Ed Team

Homotextual: Dana Goldstein

Filed By Ed Team | August 02, 2007 6:40 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Dana Goldstein, feminism, Harry Potter, sexism

"The position of women in the narrative fits this vision of prescribed social roles and hierarchies... Rowling's wizarding society conforms to boringly conventional gender roles. Dads, like the loveable Mr. Weasley (father of red-headed sidekick Ron), go off to work while steadfast moms stay home cooking, cleaning, and rearing large families."
-- Dana Goldstein in an intriguing American Prospect article called, "Harry Potter and the Complicated Identity Politics."

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