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Sonorus: Feminist Perspectives on Harry Potter Issue 4

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Sonorus: Feminist Perspectives on Harry Potter Issue 4

Compilation/Submission based zine edited by Kirsty Rowles, Emily Harper, and Cath Elms in the UK

‘Sonorus: Feminist Perspectives on Harry Potter’ is a fanzine dedicated to what feminists think of the Harry Potter series (including the books, the films, the cultural phenomenon and the fandom), for Harry Potter fans to look at the series in another way, and to put the spotlight on the numerous female characters in the world J.K. Rowling has created.

Issue 4 includes:

  • The Betrayal of Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Hot Applied Science
  • Skeeter, Maxime, and Boggarts: Transmisogyny in Harry Potter
  • Black Hermione and Gay Dumbledore: The Problem with Retroactive Diversity
  • Some Moaning about Myrtle
  • Peripheral Girls: Female Supporting Characters in Drarry Fanfiction
  • On Fanfiction and Consent
  • Houses and Hierarchies: Division From School to Society in Harry Potter
  • Witches and Wizards: Positions of Authority
  • Women Representation in HP Fanfiction: Better or worse than canon?
  • Representation in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
  • Is JK Rowling literature’s George Lucas? On why JK Rowling needs to stop tinkering with the Harry Potter Universe

    Send all questions and submissions to: sonoruszine@gmail.com

    more info found here: https://sonoruszine.wordpress.com/

    About the Editors:

    Kirsty is a Hufflepuff, feminist and professional nice person (i.e. charity sector worker). She likes bright colours, lattes and talking excessively. One of the main barriers in her commitment to social justice is her enduring attraction to Bellatrix Lestrange. This is her first time being editor of a zine, and she’s very excited about it. You can follow her on Twitter at @MsKirstyFace.

    Devastated when she didn’t receive her Hogwarts letter aged 11, Emily decided to be an artist as it seemed the closest thing to magic a muggle could do. She now works as an illustrator, animator and Jill-of-all-trades creative person in the South of England. See her drawings at tinderboxillustration.blogspot.co.uk. You can follow her on Twitter at @emilymews.

    Cath is a feminist musician, writer, zinester, activist and Ravenclaw. She writes dark cabaret music, writes a feminist zine called Here. In My Head., and is the co-chair of the Swansea University LGBT+ Network. Read her blog and listen to her music at www.catherineelms.co.uk. You can follow her on Twitter at @catherineelms.

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