Hogwarts Professors Louise Freeman, Elizabeth Baird-Hardy, Emily Strand, and John Granger spoke with MuggleNet.com Managing Editor Keith Hawk last week to share our first thoughts about the “Special Rehearsal Edition Script” of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. It was a full faculty meeting of your favorite serious reader web site and it was as much fun as you’d have guessed.
Is Cursed Child canon or just Store Brand Meta Potter? What was Rowling thinking to accomplish by putting her name on this time-traveling travesty and then declaring it was the last Harry Potter story, full stop? Would the script pass a computer literary analysis for Rowling syntactic or thematic signatures?
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