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7 Essays Every Harry Potter Fan Needs To Read

For those of us who will always call Hogwarts home and Hermione our patronus.

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1. "The Harry Potter Fandom Is At A Crossroads" by Alanna Bennett

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The world of Harry Potter won't stop growing. But as the franchise struggles to evolve with the times and live up to the tenets of the original series, the devotion of its legendary fandom is showing major signs of fatigue.


5. "How Online Fandom Gave Me A Place to Call Home" by Alwyn Hamilton

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Growing up between two languages and cultures, I felt like an outsider. But when my love of reading brought me online, I found connections all over the world.

6. "Can The Harry Potter Fandom Survive A New Canon?" by Mathilda Gregory

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In finding alternative pasts, presents, and futures for the magical characters that defined a decade, we've been able to heal wounds that new canon might open back up again.


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