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Lorna Jowett

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20052019
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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

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

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

‘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

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

‘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

'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

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
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
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
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

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/Report typesChapterResearch

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/Report typesChapterResearch

Vampires
Parody
Harmony
Angels
Identity Theory

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/Report typesChapterResearch

Sexuality
Workers
Abortion
Defeat
Robot

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/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
ritual
gender
television
fan
industry
2009

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/Report typesChapterResearch

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/Report typesChapterResearch

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/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
Realism
Rape
Sexual Violence
Writer
Curriculum
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/Report typesChapterResearch

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/Report typesChapterResearch

television series
science fiction
popular culture
stereotype
television
2007

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/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

stereotype
television
stigmatization
femininity
popular culture