Death in Supernatural

Critical Essays

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About the Book

The television show Supernatural has developed a devoted following of fans and scholars alike. The show has tackled big issues, including one of the biggest issues all humans face—death. This collection of new essays takes a deeper look at the ways death is personified, presented and represented within the series.
From Supernatural’s Americanist lens to how the show helps us understand our own grief, essays explore the show’s ability to tell us something greater about life’s ultimate mystery.

About the Author(s)

Amanda Taylor is a lecturer at California State University, San Bernardino. In addition to Supernatural, her research interests include zombies, Firefly, Futurama, poet John Keats, science fiction, the cultural studies of science, and posthuman theory.
Susan Nylander spent fifteen years working full time, and another twenty part time, in broadcast radio as an air talent and music director. She is now a full-time professor of English composition and literature at Barstow Community College in California.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Amanda Taylor and Susan Nylander
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6861-1
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3585-9
Imprint: McFarland