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Lorna Jowett

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20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Rey, Mary Sue and Phasma Too: Feminism and Fan Responses to The Force Awakens Merchandise

Jowett, L. E., Jul 2019, Disney's Star Wars: Forces of Production, Promotion, and Reception . Proctor, W. & McCulloch, R. (eds.). University of Iowa Press, p. 192-205 14 p. (Fandom & Culture).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Merchandise
Feminism
Movies
Star Wars
Consumerism
2018

Dawn of the Dead

Woofter, K. (ed.), DeGiglio-Bellemare, M. (ed.) & Jowett, L. E., 20 Apr 2018, In : Monstrum. 1, 1, p. 21 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Satire
Funding
Roads
Night
Artist

Doctor Who and the politics of casting

Jowett, L., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Popular Television. 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

science fiction
BBC
broadcaster
politics
industry

Introduzione: di Lorna Jowett

Translated title of the contribution: Introduction : By Lorna Jowett Maio, B. (Translator) & Jowett, L. E., 2018, In : Osservatorio TV. p. 5-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
Television

Joss Whedon vs. the Horror Tradition: The Production of Genre in Buffy and Beyond

Woofter, K. (ed.) & Jowett, L. E. (ed.), 29 Nov 2018, London: I.B.Tauris. 344 p. ( International Library of the Moving Image)

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

Tropes
Entertainment
Historical Context
Aesthetics
Psychoanalysis

Roundtable III - Joss Whedon vs. Horror

Abbott, S., Woofter, K., Calvert, B., Giannini, E., GRaves, S. & Jowett, L. E., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Presenters
Alterity
Abjection
Genealogy
Supernatural

The X-Files: “The Truth”

Jowett, L. E., 13 Nov 2018, Television Finales: From Howdy Doody to Girls. Howard, D. L. & Bianculli, D. (eds.). Syracuse University Press, 10 p. (Television & Popular Culture).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

File
Reader
Viewer
Journalists
Finale

Whedon, Feminism, and the Possibility of Feminist Horror on Television

Jowett, L. E., 29 Nov 2018, Joss Whedon vs. The Horror Tradition: The Production of Genre in Buffy and Beyond.. Jowett, L. & Woofter, K. (eds.). I.B.Tauris, p. 201-218 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Feminism
Tropes
Entertainment
Historical Context
Aesthetics
2017

American Horror Stories, repertory horror and intertextuality of casting

Jowett, L. & Janicker, R. (ed.), 18 Mar 2017, Reading American Horror Story: : Essays on the Television Franchise. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc, p. 8-26 228 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Casting
Repertory
Intertextuality
Intertexuality
Pleasure

Dancing With the Doctor: Dimensions of Gender in the Doctor Who Universe

Jowett, L., 21 Apr 2017, 1st ed. I.B.Tauris. 224 p. (Who Watching)

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearch

Universe
Doctors
Dancing
Franchise
Comrades
1 Downloads (Pure)

Horrible histories? Vampire television, period drama and spectacle

Jowett, L., 23 Oct 2017, In : Horror Studies. 8, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
History
Vampires
Drama
Spectacle
Television Series

Interrogating Whedon from a Multiplicity of Queer Perspectives

Jowett, L. E. & Frohard-Dourlent, H., 2017, In : Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association. 15, 2, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
1 Downloads (Pure)

Introduction: Bloodlines: hunting the vampire through TV history

Jowett, L., Abbott, S. & Starr, M., 23 Oct 2017, In : Horror Studies. 8, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
History
Hunting
Vampires

Queering the Whedonverses

Frohard-Dourlent, H. (ed.) & Jowett, L. E. (ed.), 2017, Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association, 15, 2.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication types Special issueResearch

Open Access

White trash in wife-beaters? U.S. television werewolves, gender, and class

Jowett, L., Jackson, K. (ed.) & Belau, L. (ed.), 17 Nov 2017, Horror Television in the Age of Consumption: : Binging on Fear. New York: Routledge, p. 76-89 208 p. (Routledge advances in television studies).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
Wives
Werewolf
Vampires
Masculinity
Tropes
2016

Not so cosy: And Then There Were None

Jowett, L., 14 Jan 2016, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog. 14/01/2016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Television Adaptation
Agatha Christie

Time on Television: Narrative Time, Time Travel and Time Travellers in Popular Television Culture

Jowett, L., Robinson, K. L., Jowett, L., Simmons, D. (ed.), Robinson, K. L. (ed.) & Jowett, L. (ed.), 30 Jun 2016, London: I.B.Tauris. 192 p. (Investigating Cult TV)

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

Narrative Time
Time Traveller
Time Travel
Reader
Star Trek

‘Centuries of evil… wacky sidekicks… yadda, yadda’: vampire television, vampire time and the conventions of flashback

Jowett, L., Jowett, L. (ed.), Simmons, D. (ed.) & Robinson, K. L. (ed.), 30 Jun 2016, Time on TV: Narrative Time, Time Travel and Time Travellers in Popular Television Culture. London: I.B.Tauris, p. 121-133 13 p. (Investigating cult TV).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
Flashback
Evil
Vampires
Drama
Angels
2015

BBC'S The Musketeers: 'Practiced pouts and complicated personal lives'

Jowett, L., 27 Mar 2015, In : Critical Studies in Television Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

TV Series
Personal Life

Celebrating LGBT characters in science fiction

Jowett, L., 16 Jan 2015, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Science Fiction
Female Characters
employability
moral philosophy
education

Nightmare in red: Twin Peaks parody, homage and mashup

Jowett, L., Weinstock, J. (ed.) & Spooner, C. (ed.), 1 Jan 2015, Return to Twin Peaks: New Approaches to Materiality, Theory, and Genre on Television. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 211-227 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Nightmares
Parody
Homage
Pastiche
Aesthetics

Not every girl wants to be a princess: remembering Xena

Jowett, L., 19 Nov 2015, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

drama
television

‘A part of something bigger’: a roundtable discussion of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., transmedia television, and the Joss Whedon brand

Jowett, L., Abbott, S., Calvert, B. & PopMatters Media, (ed.), 24 Apr 2015, Joss Whedon: the Complete Companion. London: Titan Books, p. 421-430 512 p. (PopMatters Books Series).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Round Table Discussion
Marvels
Ensemble
Franchise
Auteur
2014

Children, television, nostalgia and audiences

Jowett, L., 10 Oct 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Nostalgia
Viewer

'I love him ... is that real?': interrogating romance through Victor and Sierra

Jowett, L., Ginn, S. (ed.), Buckman, A. R. (ed.) & Porter, H. M. (ed.), 1 Jan 2014, Joss Whedon's Dollhouse: Confounding Purpose, Confusing Identity. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, p. 127-140 225 p. (Science fiction television).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Romance
Doll
Sexuality
Entertainment
Tropes

Radio, with pictures? BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014

Jowett, L., 30 May 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

music
television
radio
analysis
young

Stuffing a rabbit in it: character, narrative and time in the Whedonverses

Jowett, L., Wilcox, R. V. (ed.), Cochran, T. R. (ed.), Masson, C. (ed.) & Lavery, D. (ed.), 1 Mar 2014, Reading Joss Whedon. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, p. 297-311 461 p. (Television and popular culture).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Rabbit
Dynamism
Contingent
Developing Character
Subjectivity
1 Downloads (Pure)

The Girls Who Waited? Female Companions and Gender in Doctor Who

Jowett, L. E., 1 Apr 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television. 9, 1, p. 77 94 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

File
science fiction
television
gender
anniversary
drama

The new black: Tatiana Maslany and TV acting

Jowett, L., 11 Jul 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

orphan
drama
television

The twenty-first century is when everything changes

Jowett, L., 28 Feb 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

twenty-first century
television
industry

Top 5 new TV drama of 2013

Jowett, L., 9 Jan 2014, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

television
2013

Buffy, Dark Romance and female horror fans

Jowett, L. & Stuller, J. K. (ed.), 1 Jul 2013, Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Bristol: Intellect, p. 91-100 164 p. (Fan Phenomena).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
Romance
Vampires
Hero
Werewolf
Sexuality

Horrible histories

Jowett, L., 6 Jun 2013, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

History
Flashback
Vampires

Horrible histories? Vampire television, period drama, intimacy and spectacle

Jowett, L., 8 Jun 2013. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Open Access
File
History
Intimacy
Drama
Spectacle
Vampires

Less is more?

Jowett, L., 1 Mar 2013, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Innovation
Reality Television
File
Disruption
Scientific Rationalism

Teaching TV

Jowett, L., 19 Jul 2013, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

television
university
Teaching

Trust me, I’m a Time Lord: Doctor Who needs to diversify

Jowett, L., 13 Jun 2013, In : The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File

TV Horror: Investigating the Darker Side of the Small Screen

Jowett, L. & Abbott, S., 18 Jan 2013, London: I.B.Tauris. 256 p.

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

Supernatural
Monstrous
1950s
History
Boom

TV's evil queens

Jowett, L., 4 Oct 2013, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Television

TV together

Jowett, L., 19 Apr 2013, In : Critical Studies in Television (CST) Online Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

‘Pure, uncut reality so terrifying it makes Cthulhu look like a limp garden hose’: reality TV as gothic technique

Jowett, L., 8 Aug 2013, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Reality TV
Gothic
Supernatural
Authenticity
Immediacy
2012

Between the paws of the tender wolf: authorship, adaptation and audience

Jowett, L., Andermahr, S. (ed.) & Phillips, L. (ed.), 1 Jan 2012, Angela Carter: : New Critical Readings. London: Continuum, p. 23-33 214 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Authorship
Radio Plays
Sexual Identity
Viewer
Listeners

Fitting the profile: Dutch Wagenbach, realism, and the ensemble

Jowett, L. & Ray, N. (ed.), 1 Jan 2012, Interrogating The Shield. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, p. 65-86 227 p. (Television and popular culture).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Realism
Ensemble
Shield
Aesthetics
Masculinity

Heroes, control, and regulation

Jowett, L. & Simmons, D. (ed.), 15 Jan 2012, Investigating Heroes: Essays on Truth, Justice and Quality TV. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, p. 119-129 187 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Hero
Superheroes
Social Control
Physicality
Science Fiction

Lindsey and Angel: reflecting masculinity

Jowett, L., Money, M. A. (ed.) & PopMatters Media, (ed.), 1 May 2012, Joss Whedon: the Complete Companion : the TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More. London: Titan Books, p. 161-181 485 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Masculinity
Angels
Physical
Title Character
Lawyers

‘I love him ... Is that real? interrogating romance in Dollhouse

Jowett, L., 1 Jul 2012. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Open Access
File
Romance
Doll
Sexuality
Rumor
Entertainment
2011

Purgatory with color TV: motel rooms as liminal zones in Supernatural

Jowett, L., Abbott, S. (ed.) & Lavery, D. (ed.), 1 Jan 2011, TV Goes to Hell: An Unofficial Road Map of Supernatural. Toronto: ECW Press, p. 33-46 326 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearch

Liminal
Supernatural
Purgatory
Brothers
Winchester