Debating homogenous human identity in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series

By Chloe Dominique   ‘Rowling’s world of fantasy is one of hierarchy and prejudice’ (Mendelsohn, 2002:117)     Leve argues that there is a ‘specificity of assumptions that underlie conventional understandings of-identity’ (Leve, 2011:516). If Leve is correct, then does Rowling’s globally celebrated Harry Potter series feed into discourses of a neoliberal quest to find one’s true identity? A…