TV Goes to Hell
An Unofficial Road Map of Supernatural
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|Format: ||Paperback, 326 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 October 2011|
As a natural heir to the hit television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Supernatural" has risen to prominence with a strong cult following, and this series of essays from contributors around the globe investigates the genre-bending series' cultural footprint both in the United States and abroad. The writings explore topics such as folklore, religion, gender and sexuality, comedy, music, and much more, and a brief guide to all the episodes is also included. "Supernatural" follows brothers Dean and Sam Winchester as they encounter and battle evil beings such as vampires, shapeshifters, ghouls, and ghosts from a multitude of genres including folklore, urban legends, and religious history.
About the Author
Stacey Abbott is the editor of "Falling in Love Again," "Investigating Alias," "Reading Angel," and the Investigating Cult TV series. David Lavery is a professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author of 17 books, including "The Essential Cult TV Reader "and "Joss," as well as the author of numerous essays and reviews. He lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
"The writers clearly know their show lore, utilizing it to examine topics ranging from religion to feminism, fandom to the business aspect of television." --"San Francisco Book Review "(December 2011)
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