Publications (Books):

2018                When Warners Brought Broadway to Hollywood, 1923-39 (London and New York: Palgrave/Springer). ISBN 978-1-137-40657-6.

2012                Star Studies: A Critical Guide, BFI/Palgrave. ISBN 978-1-84457-490-2

2004                Melodrama: Genre, Style & Sensibility, with John Mercer (London: Wallflower Press) ISBN: 1-904764-02-9

1998                On Air: Methods and Meanings of Radio, with Cindy Wieringa, (London and New York: Arnold) ISBN: 0-340-65232-2.

Publications (Journal Articles):

2017                ‘The Star System in Europe,’ Cinema Comparat/ive (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain), Volume 5, Number 10, pp. 9-16. ISSN 2014-8933

2014                ‘Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: from Miss World to world star,’ Transnational Cinemas, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 98-110. ISSN: 2040-3526. DOI: 10.1080/20403526.2014.949459.

2013                ‘Joan Crawford and Star Acting in Mildred Pierce,’ with Anna Raeburn, Screen, volume 54, number 3 (Autumn), pp. 388-96, ISSN (Print) 0036-9543 (Online) 1460-2474, DOI: 10.1093/screen/hjt032.

2011                ‘Rich Voices in Talky Talkies: The Rich Are Always with Us (1932),’ The Soundtrack, volume 3, number 1, pp. 109-115, ISSN 1751-4193.

2008                ‘Bette Davis Made Over in Wartime, Film History: An International Journal, volume 20, number 3, pp. 269-280, ISSN 0892-2160

2008                Introduction to Bette Davis Dossier, Screen, volume 49, number 1 (Spring), pp.56-66, ISSN 0036-9543

2008                ‘Bette Davis: Actor/Star’, with Christine Gledhill, Screen, volume 49, number 1 (Spring), pp.67-76, ISSN 0036-9543

2007                ‘Sounding Out Radio,’ The Radio Journal – International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media 5:1: pp. 5-7, ISSN 1476-4504.

2007                ‘Incessant and Inescapable Torment,’ Offscreen, vol. 11 nos. 8-9 (Aug-Sept.), ISSN 1717-9559

2006                ‘Bette Davis and the Process of Acquiring Her Voice,’ Theatre Annual (USA, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia) (vol. 59, Fall) pp. 105-25, ISSN: 0082 3821

2006                ‘Breathtaking: Bette Davis’ Performance at the end of Now, Voyager,’ Journal of Film & Video (USA, University of Illinois Press), Special double issue on Screen Performance (58: 1-2, Spring/Summer) pp. 46-58, ISSN: 0742-4671

2006                ‘Fasten Your Seatbelts and Prick Up Your Ears: The Dramatic Human Voice in Film,’ in Scope (peer-reviewed online journal, University of Nottingham), (Issue 5, June), ISSN: 1465-9166.

2000                ‘Some recurrent features of European avant-garde radio’, Journal of Radio Studies (USA) (vol. 7 n. 1, Spring) pp. 196-212.

1999                ‘The big issue’, Media Education Journal (No. 25, Winter ’98/’99) pp. 36-39.

1996                ‘The Fourth Warner Brother and her Role in the War’, Journal of American Studies, 30, I, April, 1996, pp.127-131. Reprinted in Walter  L. Hixson ed. The American Experience in World War II: Vol. 10, The American People at War: Minorities and Women, (NY: Cambridge University Press, 2002).

1995                ‘Masquerade or Drag: Bette Davis and the Ambiguities of Gender’, Screen (vol. 36, no. 3, Autumn 1995) pp.179-92, ISSN 0036-9543.

Publications (Book Chapters):

2018               ‘A Tense Moment in Palais de Danse (Maurice Elvey, 1928),’ Silent Features: The Development of Silent Feature Films 1914-1934, (ed.) Steve Neale, University of Exeter Press, 193-204, ISBN 9780859892919.

2018                ‘Modernizing Melodrama: The Petrified Forest on American Stage and Screen (1935-1936),’ in Melodrama Unbound: Across History, Media and National Cultures (eds) Linda Williams and Christine Gledhill, Columbia University Press, USA, 135-150. ISBN 9780231180672.

2017               ‘John Barrymore’s Introspective Performance in Beau Brummel (Harry Beaumont, 1924),’ Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition on Screen (eds) Murray Pomerance and Steven Rybin for University of Edinburgh Press, pp.47-58. ISBN: 978-1-4744-1139-4

2015                ‘Bette Davis: Acting and Not Acting her Age,’ Women, Celebrity and Cultures of Ageing: Freeze Frame, eds. Deborah Jermyn and Su Holmes (Palgrave), pp. 43-58, ISBN 978-1-137-49512-9, DOI 10.1057/9781137495129.

2013                ‘The Naked Ugliness of Beyond the Forest (1949),’ in Naked Exhibitionism: Women, Gendered Performance and Public Exposure, eds. Claire Nally and Angela Smith (I.B. Tauris). ISBN: 978-1848858527

2010                ‘Making an Entrance: Bette Davis in Jezebel,’ in Film Moments: Criticism, History, Theory, eds. James Walters & Tom Brown, BFI, pp.34-37. ISBN 978-1-84457-335-6.

2007                ‘Now, Voyager: Melodrama Then and Now,’ The New Film History: Sources, Methods and Approaches, eds. James Chapman, Mark Glancy & Sue Harper (London: Palgrave) pp. 152-65, ISBN 978-0-230-00169-5

2002                ‘The Fourth Warner Brother and her Role in the War’, in The American Experience in World War II: Vol. 10, The American People at War: Minorities and Women, ed. Walter  L. Hixson (NY: Cambridge University Press).

2001                ‘Interpreting All About Eve: A study in historical reception’, Hollywood Spectatorship: Changing Perceptions of Cinema Audiences, eds. Melvyn Stokes and Richard Maltby (London: BFI), pp. 46-62, ISBN: 0-65170-810-2.

1999                ‘Bette Davis: Malevolence in Motion’, Screen Acting, eds. Alan Lovell and Peter Kramer (London:Routledge) pp. 46-58, ISBN: 0-415-18294-8.