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TV Horror: Investigating the Darker Side of the Small Screen
Horror is a universally popular, pervasive TV genre, with shows like True Blood, Being Human, The Walking Dead and American Horror Story making a bloody splash across our television screens. The bookExpand
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Lab Coats and Lipstick: Smart Women Reshape Science on Television
Lab coats and lipstick—why not? Does science need reshaping? And if so, how can television help to do it?
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Representation: exploring issues of sex, gender and race in cult TV
Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. "The Cult TV Book" is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries onExpand
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Sex and the Slayer: A Gender Studies Primer for the Buffy Fan
During its seven-year run, Buffy the Vampire Slayer attracted a wide range of viewers and almost unprecedented academic interest. Sex and the Slayer explores one of the most talked-about topics inExpand
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Dancing with the Doctor: Dimensions of Gender in the Doctor Who Universe
Lorna Jowett delves into the distinctive stories and characters, including the Doctors themselves, their female and male companions, Captain Jack Harkness, Missy, Sarah Jane and her young comrades.Expand
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The Girls Who Waited? Female Companions and Gender in Doctor Who
Science fiction has the potential to offer something new in terms of gender representation. This does not mean it always delivers on this potential. Amid the hype surrounding the fiftieth anniversaryExpand
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To the Max: embodying intersections in Dark Angel
Dark Angel is often classed with other television shows featuring female action heroes (such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Alias) but I argue that it exhibits a more than usual emphasis on the bodyExpand
Not so cosy: And Then There Were None
A brief analysis of the BBC's 2015 production of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, examining the ways in which it was distinguished from typical Christie television adaptations.