Thursday, December 29, 2011

New Book on Supernatural

TV Goes to Hell: An Unofficial Road Map of Supernatural
David Lavery and Stacey Abbott

Published: October 2011
ISBN-10: 1-77041-020-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-77041-020-6
General / trade - 250 pages
Dimensions: 6 x 9 in
Format: Paperback (BC)
$16.95 CAD
As a natural heir to the long-running television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer,Supernatural has risen to prominence with a strong cult following, and this collection of essays from contributors around the globe investigates the genre-bending series’ cultural footprint both in North America and abroad.

The book explores topics such as folklore, religion, gender and sexuality, comedy, music, and much more, and offers a brief guide to all the episodes as well.

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.

Contributors to the collection come from the U.S., the UK, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Spain, and Austria.

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