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“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

“His Not-Last Vow,” by aderyn

Curator’s Note: Fan meta comes in all forms: essay, critical fanvid, conversation, or – as in this example – a hybrid of poetry and critique. “His Not-Last Vow” was written in response to Sherlock … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

“This is an Allegory: Meta on Snowpiercer,” by elucipher

Curator’s Note: This week’s meta focus on media text and fandom analysis through the lens of capitalism. A lot of discussions of Snowpiercer I’ve seen have been very literal, which I think … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 2 Comments