Looking for daddy
Carnivàle, Supernatural, and Millennium
in Men with stakes
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This chapter focusses on three series in which fathers have a larger-than-life impact because of their absence. On the simple level of plot, this often involves a focus on the quest to find the father, but this chapter is more concerned with what the missing father represents—the power of history, of genealogy, of the divine, or of the domestic as the building block of social order. Fathers here are deflections, distracting us from a messy reality with the simplifying force of myth. The conservative domestic ideal in particular is revealed to be a fantastic surface that deflects attention from complicated social problems.

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