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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

“The Lion in the Room – Predatory Discourse in NBC’s Hannibal,” by Kirsty Worrow

In Hannibal, a frequent technique utilised by the writers is the use of metaphor, particularly relating to animals. These devices build and develop our understanding of characterisation and shifting inter-character dynamics. … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 3 Comments


Thanks to all the readers of The Fan Meta Reader for your continued support! As you know, the Reader has been languishing a little since the beginning of the year, … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

“My Reaction to Mad Max: Fury Road and the Utter Perfection that is Imperator Furiosa,” by nospockdasgay

Curator’s Note:  The second of two posts this week on Mad Max: Fury Road is a personal piece on disability, representation, and identification. This post also ran on The Mary Sue on … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

“Mad Max and Homer’s Odyssey,” by earlhamclassics

Curator’s Note: This week we’re looking at meta focusing on the recent release, Mad Max: Fury Road. There are no significant spoilers here. Fear not. I’ve been thinking about Mad Max: Fury … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 1 Comment