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Articles:

2019 'Bringing Classical Monsters to Life on BBC Children’s Television: Gorgons, Minotaurs and Sirens in Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures, and Atlantis' in Chasing Mythical Beasts: The Reception of Ancient Monsters in Children's and Young Adult's Culture edited by Katarzyna Marciniak, Heidelberg: Winter Heidelberg

2018 ‘Feminist heroines for our times: Screening the Amazon Warrior in Wonder Woman (1975-1979), Xena: Warrior Princess (1996-2001) and Wonder Woman (2017), Thersites, 7.

Thersites 7/2018

2018 ‘Sons of Anarchy’  in Television Finales from Howdy Doody to Girls edited by Douglas Howard and David Bianculli, New York: Syracuse University Press, pp. 345-351.

2018 ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ in Television Finales from Howdy Doody to Girls edited by Douglas Howard and David Bianculli, New York: Syracuse University Press, pp. 454-459.

2018, with Tania Evans, ‘Sacrificial Shadows: Tragic Greek Heroines Reinvented for Television in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Game of Thrones’ in Locating Classical Receptions on Screen: Masks, Echoes, Shadows edited by Ricardo Apostol and Anastasia Bakogianni, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 43-65.

2018 ‘Greek Myth in the Whoniverse’ in Ancient Greece on British Television edited by Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 168-186.

2018 ‘The Changing Faces of Heroism in Atlantis (2013-15)’ in Epic Heroes on Screen edited by Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 125-140.

2017 ‘ “Atalanta Just Married”: A Case Study on Greek Mythology-Based Fan Fiction’ in Rewriting the Ancient World: Greeks, Romans and Christians in Modern Popular Fiction edited by Lisa Maurice, Leiden: Brill, pp. 131-149.

2016 ‘Fan reactions to Nagron as One True Pairing’ in Starz Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen edited by Antony Augoustakis and Monica S. Cyrino, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 161-172.

2016, with Hunter H. Gardner, ‘Violence and Voyeurism in the Arena’ in Starz Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen edited by Antony Augoustakis and Monica S. Cyrino, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 211-228.

2016 ‘Classical monsters in new Doctor Who fan fiction’, Transformative Works and Cultures, 21.

Classical monsters in new Doctor Who fan fiction

2015 ‘Slashing Rome: Season Two Rewritten in Online Fan Fiction’ in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph edited by Monica S. Cyrino, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 219-230.

2010 ‘Beware of Geeks Appropriating Greeks: Viewer Reception of the Myth of Philoctetes in Torchwood’ in Impossible Worlds, Impossible Things: Cultural Perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood, and The Sarah Jane Adventures, edited by Ross P. Garner, Melissa Beattie and Una McCormack, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, pp. 79-93.

2010 ‘Unpacking Pandora’s Box: The redemption of an ancient anti-heroine for a twenty-first century audience in US TV Series Xena: Warrior Princess and Charmed’ in Classical and Contemporary Mythic Identities: Construction of the Literary Imagination, edited by Aminal Ayal and Paul Hardwick, Lampeter: Edwin Mellen, pp. 97–122.

2010 ‘Who needs a Homeric hero when we’ve got Xena?: The confusion of gendered roles in Xena: Warrior Princess episodes “Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts” and “Ulysses”’, Rosetta 8.5, 96-126.

Who needs a Homeric hero when we’ve got Xena?

 2009 ‘Hell Hath No Fury Like a Dissatisfied Viewer: Audience Responses to the Presentation of the Furies in Xena: Warrior Princess and Charmed’ in Classics for All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture, edited by Dunstan Lowe and Kim Shahabudin, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, pp.  217-236.


Book Reviews:

2018 ‘Ben Hur: Lew Wallace’s Novel and its Extensive Afterlife’ review of Jon Solomon’s Ben-Hur: The Original Blockbuster (2014) The Classical Review, 68.1, pp. 283-285.