Solid All the Way Through: Margaret Mahy's Ordinary Witches

Alison Waller

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In The Haunting, The Changeover, and The Tricksters, Margaret Mahy fuses supernatural iconography of witchcraft and magic with images of ordinary and domestic adolescence. This article argues that Mahy's "fantastic realism" illuminates aspects of female t
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-86
JournalChildren's Literature in Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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