Print Publication

Dean was first published in 1996 with a book on Star Wars. Much of his subsequent published writing has been academic, peer-reviewed work. Here his primary areas of focus have been American movies and culture, science fiction cinema, women in film, and US & UK movie-theatre architecture and industry infrastructures. These are listed below. For screenwriting, go here.


BOOKS
SPACE SIRENS, SCIENTISTS AND PRINCESSES:
The Portrayal of Women in Science Fiction Cinema

(2018)
An historical survey of the development of female roles in the genre 1895-2018

This material is currently being developed into a screen documentary.
  McFarland and Co., USA.
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6927-4
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3271-1
More details here.
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Star Wars: The Genesis of a Legend
(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 JOURNALS
Foundation Journal Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
(2010 to 2018) Journal Editorial Team
  Website here
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From Boardroom to Bijou: Exploring Cinema Exhibition
(2012) Guest Editor
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
(2011) Guest Editor
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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BOOK CHAPTERS
"Female Scientists Under Strain: Transitions From Lab To Lit To Screen"
[2019] pending
with Lynne Magowan
In: LabLit: Exploring Literary Fictions About Science. Eds. Ace and Olga Pilkington
  Scheduled for publication in 2019 by Lexington Books.
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"Damn, Dirty Dames: Dissecting Difference in Planet of the Apes"
(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
McFarland website
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"'So, what's your story?': Morphing Myths and Feminising Archetypes, From The Terminator to Avatar"
(2011)
In: The Films of James Cameron: Critical Essays. Eds. Matthew Wilhelm Kapell & Stephen McVeigh
  McFarland and Co., USA ISBN: 978-07864622792
McFarland website
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JOURNAL PAPERS
"In Search of Richard Matheson: Science Fiction Screenwriter"
(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"
(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?"
(2009)
In: Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction.
  Vol.38, #105.
ISSN: 0306-4964258
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ESSAYS / REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS (selected)
"Broadening Horizons"
(2013) Essay
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)"
(2012) Interview
In: Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
  Vol.30, #3.
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"A Century of Cinema Exhibition: From Silent Screen to Digital Screen De Montfort University, Leicester, 10–11 July 2010"
(2010) Conference Report
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"
(2010) Conference Report
Observations from the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association 31st Annual Meeting, 10th-13th February 2010.
Intellect house magazine, IQ
  Available also on Intellect's blog here.
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See Also...
  Conference Presentations    
  Boardgames    
  Amazon (UK) Author's Page here    
  Amazon (US) Author's Page here    
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