Nosy Aunt to Nosy Cat: Mrs. Norris and other Austenian Influences in Harry Potter
12:45 PM, Friday 9 Aug 2019 CDT (1 hour)
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)
J.K. Rowling has acknowledged Jane Austen as one of her favorite authors and great influences. Join three Janeite Potterheads as we examine the influence of Austen, and how far it reaches in a variety of elements in Harry Potter: names, plot twists, character description and development, and of course romantic narratives.