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20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

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/ReportChapter

Liminal
Supernatural
Purgatory
Brothers
Winchester

Science, realism and professionalism in Ultraviolet

Jowett, L., 1 Jul 2011. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Open Access
File
Realism
Vampires
Professionalism
Realist
Normality

Spectacular collision/collusion: genre, “quality,” and contemporary television drama

Jowett, L. & Burger, A. (ed.), 1 Jan 2011, The Television World of Pushing Daisies: : Critical Essays on the Bryan Fuller Series. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland, p. 11-27 202 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Television Drama
Viewer
Daisy
Hybridity
Distinctiveness
2010

Biting humor: harmony, parody and the female vampire

Jowett, L., Comeford, A. (ed.) & Burnett, T. (ed.), 1 Jan 2010, The Literary Angel: Essays on Influences and Traditions Reflected in the Joss Whedon Series. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, p. 17-29 254 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Vampires
Parody
Harmony
Angels
Identity Theory

Carnivàle: social surrealism and subjectivity

Jowett, L., 9 Oct 2010, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Open Access
File
Surrealism
Realism
Protagonist
Subjectivity
History

Frak me: reproduction, gender, sexuality in Battlestar Galactica

Jowett, L., Kaveney, R. (ed.) & Stoy, J. (ed.), 1 Jul 2010, Battlestar Galactica : Investigating Flesh, Steel and Spirit. London: I.B.Tauris, p. 59-80 21 p. (Investigating cult TV series).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Sexuality
Workers
Abortion
Defeat
Robot

Kitchen sink vampires? Being Human and the British TV tradition

Jowett, L., 24 Nov 2010. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Human Being
Kitchen
British TV
Vampires
Realism

Representation: exploring issues of sex, gender and race in cult TV

Jowett, L. & Abbott, S. (ed.), 1 Jan 2010, The Cult TV Book. London: I.B.Tauris, p. 107-116 272 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
File
ritual
gender
television
fan
industry
2009

Biting humour: parody and the female vampire

Jowett, L., 1 May 2009.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Critical Engagements 3.1: A Journal of Criticism and Theory, Reassessing the Graphic Novel: Special issue

Phillips, L. (ed.), Jowett, L. (ed.), Ringrose, C. (ed.) & Wiseman-Trowse, N. J. B. (ed.), 1 Jan 2009, 1 ed. UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies. 262 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Graphic Novel
Fiction
Criticism

Folding time: history, subjectivity, and intimacy in Vonnegut

Jowett, L. & Simmons, D. (ed.), 1 Jan 2009, New Critical Essays on Kurt Vonnegut. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 133-146 256 p. (American literature readings in the twenty-first century).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

History
Folding
Intimacy
Subjectivity
Kurt Vonnegut

Plastic fantastic? Genre, technology, science and magic in Angel

Jowett, L. & Geraghty, L. (ed.), 1 Jan 2009, Channeling the Future: Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy Television. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, p. 167-181

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Science Fiction
Magic
Angels
1950s
Fantasy

Rape, power, realism and the fantastic on television

Jowett, L., Gunne, S. (ed.) & Brigley Thompson, Z. (ed.), 1 Dec 2009, Feminism, Literature and Rape Narratives: Violence and Violation. London: Routledge, Vol. 27. 268 p. (Routledge research in postcolonial literatures).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
File
Realism
Rape
Sexual Violence
Writer
Curriculum

“Not like other men?” The vampire body in Joss Whedon’s Angel

Jowett, L., 1 Jan 2009, In : Studies in Popular Culture. 32, 1, p. 37-51 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Angels
Vampires
Ambivalence
Physical
Subjectivity
2008

Back to the future: retrofuturism, cyberpunk and humanity in Firefly and Serenity

Jowett, L., Wilcox, R. (ed.) & Cochran, T. R. (ed.), 1 Jan 2008, Investigating Firefly and Serenity: Science Fiction on the Frontier. London: I.B.Tauris, p. 101-113 290 p. (Investigating cult TV).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Serenity
Blogs
Auteur
Follower
Writer

Mad, bad, and dangerous to know? Negotiating stereotypes of science

Jowett, L., Potter, T. (ed.) & Marshall, C. W. (ed.), 1 Jan 2008, Cylons in America: Critical Studies in Battlestar Galactica. London: Continuum, p. 64-75 288 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

television series
science fiction
popular culture
stereotype
television
2007

Helping the hopeless: Angel as critical dystopia

Jowett, L., 1 Mar 2007, In : Critical Studies in Television: scholarly studies in small screen fictions. 2, 1, p. 74-89 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Dystopia
Angels
History
Hero
Layering

Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television

Jowett, L. & Inness, S. A. (ed.), 1 May 2007, Geek Chic: Smart Women in Popular Culture. London: Palgrave, p. 31-48 202 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

stereotype
television
stigmatization
femininity
popular culture
2005

Sex and the Slayer: a Gender Studies Primer For the Buffy Fan

Jowett, L., 1 Jan 2005, Lanham, MD: Wesleyan University Press. 254 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

gender studies
fan
gender
femininity
masculinity

To the Max: embodying intersections in Dark Angel

Jowett, L., 1 Dec 2005, In : Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture. 5, 4, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
Science Fiction
Protagonist
Frankenstein
Encompassing
Monstrous