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Professor Fiona Handyside



Sofia Coppola, 2016.

with Taylor-Jones K, International Cinema and the Girl, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Cinema At the Shore: The Beach in French Film, Peter Lang, 2014.

Eric Rohmer: Interviews, Mississippi, University of Mississippi Press, 2013.


Words For a Conversation: Speech, Doubt and Faith in the Films of Eric Rohmer and Mia Hansen-Love, Studies in French Cinema, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018

Girlhood, Postfeminism and Contemporary Female Art-House Authorship: The Nameless Trilogies of Sofia Coppola and Mia Hansen-Love, Alphaville : Journal of Film and Screen Media, vol. 10, University College Cork, 2016

Script-writing as Paradox and Process: The Complex Case of Eric Rohmer, Journal of Screenwriting, vol. 6, no. 1, 2015, 23-38

Ghosts on the Sand: Francois Ozon's Haunted Beaches, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, vol. 27, no. 5, 2013, 663-675

Possibilities of a beach: Queerness and Francois Ozon's beaches, Screen, vol. 53, no. 1, 2012, 54-71

Authenticity, Confession and Female Sexuality: From Bridget to Bitchy, Psychology and Sexuality, vol. 3, no. 1, 2012, 41-53

Queer Filiations: Adaptation in the Films of Francois Ozon, Sexualities, vol. 15, no. 1, Sage, 2012, 53-67

The Feminist Beachscape: Catherine Breillat, Diane Kurys and Agnes Varda, L'Esprit Createur, vol. Spring 2011, John Hopkins U press, 2011

Love and Desire in Eric Rohmer's Comedies and Proverbs and Tales of the Four Seasons, Senses of Cinema, no. 54, 2010

Let's Make Love: Whiteness, Cleanliness and Sexuality in the French Reception of Marilyn Monroe', European Journal of Cultural Studies, vol. 3, no. 13, Sage, 2010, 1-16

'J'ai aime vivre la': Rethinking the suburbs in Annie Ernaux and Eric Rohmer, Nottingham French Studies, 2009

Rohmer a la plage: The Beach in Three Films by Eric Rohmer, Studies in French Cinema, vol. 9, no. 2, 2009

Alternative Inheritances: Rethinking Adaptation in Francois Ozon's Le temps qui reste/ Time to Leave, Literature/ Film Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 4, 2008, 88-99

Melodrama and Ethics in Francois Ozon's Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brulantes (2000), Studies in French Cinema, vol. 7, no. 3, 2007, 207-218

It's Either Fake or Foreign: The Cityscape in Sex and the City, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, vol. 21, no. 3, 2007, 405-418


Postcards and/of Prostitutes: Circulating the City in Atom Egoyan's Chloe, in Hipkins D, Taylor-Jones K (eds) Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinemas; New Takes on Fallen Women, Palgrave, 2017, 243-263

'La mer, la mer, toujours recommencee': A Centrifugal Reading of the Beach in the Works of Agnes Varda, in Barnet M-C (eds) Agnes Varda Unlimited: Image, Music, Media, Legenda, 2017

Emotion, Girlhood and Music in Naissance des pieuvres and Un amour de jeunesse, in International Cinema and the Girl, Palgrave, 2016, 121-134

Bodies on the Sand, in Fuggle S, Gledhill N (eds) La Ligne d'ecume: Encountering the French Beach, London: Pavement Books, 2016

The Ageing Stars of European Art-House Cinema: Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva in Amour, in Bolton L, Lobalzo Wright J (eds) Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure, Palgrave, 2016, 115-126

Postfeminist (D)au(gh)teurs: Sofia Coppola and the Girl's Voyage to Italy in Somewhere (Coppola, 2010), in Hipkins D, Pitt R (eds) New Visions of the Child in Italian Cinema, , 2014, 129-148

Walking in the City: Paris in the films of Eric Rohmer, in Anderst L (eds) The Films of Eric Rohmer: French New Wave to Old Master, Palgrave, 2014, 177-189

Continuity and Discontinuity in The Family: Thinking Beyond The Post-Colonial in Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (Claudel, 2008), in Barclay F (eds) France's Colonial Legacies: Memory, Identity and Narrative, University of Wales Press, 2013, 169-187

Color and Meaning in the Films of Eric Rohmer, in Street S, Watkins L, Brown S (eds) Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive: The AFI Reader on Color, , 2012

The Margins Don't Have to Be Marginal: The banlieue in Films by Eric Rohmer, in Vassallo H, Cooke P (eds) Alienation and Alterity: Otherness in Modern and Contemporary Francophone Contexts, Bern: Peter Lang, 2009, 201-223

'Colonising the European Utopia', in Cooke P (eds) World Cinema's Dialogues with Hollywood, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, 138-153

Belle Toujours: Catherine Deneuve as Fashion Icon, in Harris S, Downing L (eds) Catherine Deneuve: From Perversion to Purity, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007, 161-179

'Girls on Film: Mothers, Sisters and Daughters in Contemporary French Cinema', in Barnet M-C, Welch E (eds) Affaires de famille: The Family in Contemporary French Culture and Theory, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007, 221-237