I. B. Tauris (London) will publish Rhonda Wilcox's Why Buffy Matters: The Art of Television in 2005.
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Rhonda V. Wilcox is Professor of English at Gordon College in Barnesville, GA. The author of numerous essays on popular culture, including "'There Will Never Be a Very Special Buffy": Buffy and the Monsters of Teen Life" in The Journal of Popular Film and Television ), she wrote the chapter on television for The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture and is completing a book to be entitled Unreal TV. With David Lavery, she is the editor of Fighting the Forces: What's at Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002) and is a member as well of the editorial board of Studies in Popular Culture, Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media, and Critical Studies in Television. She was a keynote address at the Blood, Text and Fears conference on BtVS in Norwich England, October 2002 and the American Quality Television Conference in Dublin, April, 2004. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilcox, Rhonda V. The Art of Buffy (forthcoming from I. B. Tauris, 2005).
___. "A Complex of Echoes: Once More, with Textual Feeling." Sounds of the Slayer: Music and Silence in Buffy and Angel (forthcoming).
___. "'Every Night I Save You': Buffy, Spike, Sex and Redemption." Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 5 (2002) [http://www.slayage.tv/essays/slayage5/wilcox.htm].
___. “‘Pain as Bright as Steel’: The Monomyth and Light as Pain in BtVS.” Blood, Text and Fears: Reading Around Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Ed. Claire Thomson, Scott Mackenzie, Carol O'Sullivan, and Catherine Fuller (forthcoming).
___. "Television." Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture, Vol. IV. Ed. M. Thomas Inge and Dennis Hall. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2002: 1755-96.
___. "'There Will Never Be a "Very Special" Buffy': Buffy and the Monsters of Teen Life." Journal of Popular Film & Television 27.2 (Summer 1999): 16-23. Rpt. in Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 2 (2001) [http://www.slayage.tv/essays/slayage2/wilcox.htm].
___. ‘They're Going to Find a Body’: Quality Television and the Supernatural in Buffy’s ‘The Body.’” American Quality Television Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2004.
___. "T. S. Eliot Comes to Television: Buffy’s ‘Restless.'" Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 7 (2002) [http://www.slayage.tv/essays/slayage7/Wilcox.htm]. Originally presented at Popular Culture Association in the South, Charlotte, NC (October 2002).
___. "When Harry Met Buffy: Buffy Summers, Harry Potter, and Heroism at the Turn of the Century." Monsters and Metaphors: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Ed. Christopher Weimer (forthcoming).
___. "'Who Died and Made Her the Boss?' Patterns of Mortality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Fighting the Forces: What's at Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Ed. Rhonda V. Wilcox and David Lavery. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield, 2002. 3-17.
___ and David Lavery. "Introduction." Fighting the Forces: What's at Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield, 2002. xvii-xxix.
___ and David Lavery, eds. Fighting the Forces: What's at Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield, 2002.