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Dr Paul Williams

Publications

Books

Paul Gilroy, Abingdon, Routledge, 2012.

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

Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press

Articles

with Edgar B, The Primal is the Political: Psychotherapy, Engagement, and Narcissism in the 1970s, American Quarterly, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018

with Edgar B, Tommy, Primal Therapy and the Countercultural Critique of 'Sick Society' and 'Cripple Psychology.', Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, vol. 9, no. 2, 2015, 207-223

with Murray C, Green M, Chan D, The Academic Study of Comics within Degree Programmes in English Literature., Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, vol. 5, 2014, 211-228

Starship Troopers, the War on Terror, and the Spectacle of Censorship., Science Fiction Film and Television, vol. 2, no. 1, 2009, 25-44

with Edgar B, Up Against the Wall: Primal Therapy and 'the Sixties'., European Journal of American Studies, 2008

Physics Made Simple: The Image of Nuclear Weapons in the Writing of Langston Hughes., Journal of Transatlantic Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, 2008, 131-141

Twenty-First-Century Jeremiad: Hip Hop and American Tradition., European Journal of American Culture, vol. 27, no. 2, 2008, 111-132

Nuclear Families and Nuclear Catastrophe in Alain Resnais's Hiroshima Mon Amour., Florida Atlantic Comparative Studies, vol. 9, 2007, 53-70

Beyond Mad Max III: Race, Empire, and Heroism on Post-Apocalyptic Terrain., Science Fiction Studies, vol. 32, no. 2, 2005, 301-315

'What a Bummer for the Gooks': Representations of White American Masculinity and the Vietnamese in the Vietnam War Film Genre 1977-87., European Journal of American Culture, vol. 22, no. 3, 2003, 215-234

Jules Feiffer's Tantrum at the End of Narcissism's Decade, Studies in the Novel, Johns Hopkins University Press

Chapters

Class, Nostalgia and Newcastle: Contested Space in The Likely Lads., in Newland P (eds) Don’t Look Now: British Cinema in the 1970s, Bristol: Intellect, 2010, 187-198

with Lyons JT, Introduction: In the Year 3794, in Williams PG, Lyons JT (eds) The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010, xi-xxiv

Questions of 'Contemporary Women's Comics', in Williams PG, Lyons JT (eds) The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010, 135-149

'A Purely American Tale': The Tragedy of Racism and Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth as Great American Novel., in Williams PG, Lyons JT (eds) The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010, 194-209

Nuclear Criticism., in Bould M, Butler AM, Roberts A, Vint S (eds) The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction, Abingdon: Routledge, 2009, 246-255

'I Could Smell the Dawn of Armageddon when this Dick was Elected': Hip-Hop's Oppositional Voices in the War on Terror., in Schopp A, Hill M (eds) The War on Terror and American Popular Culture: September 11 and Beyond, Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009, 222-238

Bodies on the Margins? African America and the War on Terror., in Randell K, Redmond S (eds) The War Body on Screen, New York: Continuum, 2008, 182-198

On the Beach and Panic in Year Zero, in Wright P (eds) The Critical Companion to Science Fiction Film Adaptations, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press