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Dean's published writing is largely academic, peer-reviewed work. His primary areas of focus have been American movies and culture, science fiction cinema, women in film, and US & UK picture palace architecture. He was first published in 1996 with a book on Star Wars.
 

Monographs

     
Brigitte Helm [pending - 2018]
How to Create the Perfect Woman: A History of Female Representation in Science Fiction Cinema

An historical overview of the development of female roles in the genre 1895-2017, for scholarly and wider markets.
Manuscript delivered and awaiting publication.
 

McFarland and Co., USA.

More details here.

McFarland website

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  An Assessment of the Development of the Female in Commercial Science Fiction Film
PhD Thesis (1998). As Dean Turner.
  Hull University Library
T/H 1998 Ph.D. T9
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Star Wars: The Genesis of a Legend
Book (1996).
An analysis of literary, filmic and cultural influences on George Lucas and his 1977 film.

  Valis Books, London
ISBN: 0-951 6251-6-0
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Edited

     
'From Boardroom to Bijou: Exploring Cinema Exhibition'
Guest Editor (2012).
The second of two special issues of the American academic film journal, Post Script.
  Texas A&M University, USA.
Vol.30, #3, Summer 2011
ISSN: 0277-9878
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'From Boardroom to Bijou: Exploring Cinema Distribution'
Guest Editor (2011).
The first of two special issues of the American academic film journal Post Script.
  Texas A&M University,USA.
Vol.30, #2, Winter/Spring 2011ISSN: 0277-9878
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Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
Journal Editorial Team (2010-date).
  Website here
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Chapters

     
"Damn, Dirty Dames: Dissecting Difference in Planet of the Apes"
Chapter (2015).
with Lynne Magowan
In: The Fantastic Made Visible: Essays on the Adaptation of Science Fiction and Fantasy from Page to Screen.
Eds. Matthew Wilhelm Kapell & Ace G. Pilkington.
 

McFarland and Co., USA
ISBN: 978-0786496198

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“So, what's your story?”: Morphing Myths and Feminising Archetypes, From The Terminator to Avatar'
Chapter (2011).
In: The Films of James Cameron: Critical Essays.
Eds. Matthew Wilhelm Kapell & Stephen McVeigh
 

McFarland and Co., USA
ISBN: 978-07864622792
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Papers

     
"In Search of Richard Matheson: Science Fiction Screenwriter"
Paper (2014).
In Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction.
  Vol.43 #117, 31-45
ISSN: 0306-4964258
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"Femmes Futures: 100 Years of Female Representation in Science Fiction Cinema"
Paper (2011).
In Science Fiction Film and Television, Liverpool University Press.
  Vol.4, #1, Spring 2011, 79-99.
ISSN: 1754-3770
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"Where Have all the Ripleys Gone?"
Paper (2009)
In Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction.
  Vol.38, #105.
ISSN: 0306-4964258
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Misc.

     
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"Broadening Horizons"
Essay (2013).
In: Huddled Together: 50 Years of Hull University Drama Department
Ed. J. Michael Walton.
  Barbican Press
ISBN: 978-0-9563364-7-7

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  "In Conversation with Richard Gray, Chair of Casework for the Cinema Theatre Association (UK)"
Interview (2012).
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities.
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  "A Century of Cinema Exhibition: From Silent Screen to Digital Screen De Montfort University, Leicester, 10–11 July 2010"
Conference Report (2010).
In: The Journal of British Cinema and Television.
  Edinburgh University Press.
Vol.7, Pp.496-99.
ISSN 1743-4521
DOI 10.3366/jbctv.2010.0111
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  "An Englishman in New Mexico"
Conference Report (2010).
Observations from the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association 31st Annual Meeting, 10th-13th February 2010.
Intellect house magazine, IQ
  Available on Intellect's blog here.
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