"There's a ton of lore on unicorns too": postmodernist micro-narratives and Supernatural

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Abstract

The chapter examines Supernatural in a postmodern context exploring the show’s reliance on the Lyotardian concept of micro-narratives in the form of the various “Urban Legends” that Sam and Dean Winchester engage with on their travels around the US.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTV Goes to Hell: An Unofficial Roadmap of Supernatural
EditorsStacey Abbott, David Lavery
Place of PublicationToronto
PublisherECW Press
Pages132-145
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781770900349
ISBN (Print)9781770410206
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2011

Keywords

  • Supernatural
  • Postmodern

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