Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew

Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew

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Struggling with the sudden, nagging notion that his mother once assassinated a prominent neo-Nazi leader, Bena performance artist, about to turn 40doesnt know where to turn. His parents are both dead and his brother, having previously been institutionalized, is a lousy source of information. In a non-chronological montage of memories, this inventive tale blends suburban realism with out-of-body surrealism as Ben travels back and forth through life events, attempting to put the pieces of the puzzle together.
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  • Electronic book text | 180 pages
  • 127 x 177mm
  • Montreal, Canada
  • 1770901310
  • 9781770901315

Table of contents

Introduction: Then: The Road So FarStacey Abbott I. Whats the lore say? Exploring Folklore & Religion 1 Erin Giannini Theres Nothing More Dangerous Than Some A-Hole who Thinks He is on a Holy Mission: Using and (Dis)-Abusing Religious and Economic Authority on Supernatural 2 Jutta Wimmier and Lisa Kienzl I am an Angel of the Lord: An Inquiry into the Christian Nature of Supernaturals Heavenly Delegates 3 Mikel Koven and Gunnella Thorgeirsdottir Televisual Folklore: Rescuing Supernatural from the Fakelore Realm II. Jerk ... Bitch: Representations of Gender and Sexuality 4 Lorrie Palmer The Road to Lordsburg: Rural Masculinity in Supernatural 5 Bronwen Calvert Angels, Demons, and Damsels in Distress: The Representation of Women in Supernatural 6 Darren Elliott-Smith Go Be Gay for the Poor, Dead Intern: Conversion Fantasies and Queer Anxieties in Supernatural III. Bon Jovi rocks ... on occasion: Comedy and Music 7 Stacey Abbott Rabbits Feet and Spleen Juice: The Comic Strategies of TV Horror 8 Stan Beeler Two Greasers and a Muscle Car: Music and Character Development in Supernatural IV. The Gospel According to Chuck: Narrative and Storytelling in Supernatural 9 James Francis Thats So Gay: Camp, Drag, and the Power of Storytelling in Supernatural 10 David Simmons Theres a Ton of Lore on Unicorns too: Postmodernist Micro-Narratives and Supernatural 11 Alberto N. Garcia Breaking the Mirror: Metafictional Strategies in Supernatural V. Skin Mags and Shaving Cream: Sam and Dean on the Fringes of Time and Place 12 Lorna Jowett Purgatory with Color TV: Motel Rooms as Liminal Zones in Supernatural 13 Aaron C. Burnell Rebels, Rogues, and Sworn Brothers: Supernatural and the Shift in White Trash from Monster to Hero 14 Simon Brown Renegades and Wayward Sons: Supernatural and the 70s VI. Cruel Capricious Gods: Auteurs, Fans, Critics 15 Brigid Cherry Sympathy for the Fangirl: Becky Rosen, Fan Identity, and Interactivity in Supernatural 16 Karen Petruska Crossing Over: Network Transition, Critical Reception and Supernatural Longevity 17 Laura Felschow Plagiarism or Props: Homage to Neil Gaiman in Eric Kripkes Supernatural 18 David Lavery The Chapter at the End of This Book: Carver Edlund, Jeremy Carver, Ben Edlund, and Supernatural Authorship Epilogue: Now: The Road AheadDavid Lavery Back Pages Appendices A. Episode Guide B. The Supernatural Cast Notes Bibliography TV/Filmography
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