<b>Illuminating Texts</b> - <i>Harry Potter</i>, Instant Classic
AbstractIn a slightly altered version of a piece broadcast on CBC Radio on Wednesday, July 12, 2000, Jeffrey Canton challenges the assumption that the Harry Potter books ought to be considered classics. He considers some other texts by comparison.
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