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Dr James Lyons

Publications

Books

Documentary, Performance and Risk, London, Routledge, 2017.

with Williams PG, The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Miami Vice, USA, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

with Plunkett J, Multimedia histories, Univ of Exeter Pr, 2007.

Selling Seattle: Representing Contemporary Urban America., Wallflower Press, 2004.

with Jancovich M, Quality popular television, British Film Inst, 2003.

Articles

'I want my MTS': The development of US stereo television, Critical Studies in Television, vol. 8, no. 3, Manchester University Press, 2013

Miami Slice: Surgical Shockings in Nip/Tuck, Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 1, no. 35, Heldref, 2007, 2-11

Think Seattle: Act Globally: Speciality Coffee, Commodity Biographies, and the Promotion of Place, Cultural Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 2005, 14-34

Chapters

'A woman with an endgame': Megan Ellison, Annapurna Pictures, and American independent film production., in Schreiber M, Perkins C, Badley L (eds) Indie Reframed: Women Filmakers and Contemporary American Cinema, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016

Interactive Documentary: Film and Politics in the Digital Era, in Tzioumakis Y, Mulloy C (eds) The Routledge Companion to Film and Politics, London: Routledge, 2015

The American Independent Producer and the Film Value Chain, in Spicer A, McKenna AT, Meir C (eds) Beyond the Bottom-Line: The Producer in Film and Television Studies, New York: Continuum, 2014

It rhymes with lust: the twisted history of comics noir, in Spicer A, Hanson H (eds) Blackwell Companion to Film Noir, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

'Low-flying stars': the aesthetics of cult stardom in Mumblecore., in Egan K, Thomas S (eds) Cult Film Stardom: Offbeat Attractions and Processes of Cultification, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

Too Much Commerce Man?: Shannon Wheeler and the ironies of the 'Rebel Cell'., in Lyons J, Williams P (eds) The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, University of Mississippi Press, 2010

with Jancovich M, John Sayles, in Tasker Y (eds) Fifty Contemporary Film Directors, UK: Routledge, 2010

From Nip/Tuck to cut/paste: remediating plastic surgery online, in Lyons J, Plunkett J (eds) Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet, Exeter: , 2007

From Nip/Tuck to cut/paste: remediating cosmetic surgery , in Lyons J, Plunkett J (eds) Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet, University of Exeter Press, 2007, 222-234

What About the Popcorn? Food and the Film-Watching Experience, in Bower A (eds) Reel Food, Routledge, 2004, 311-333