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Author Lavery, David, 1949- author.

Title Joss Whedon, a creative portrait : from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Marvel's The Avengers / David Lavery.

Published London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.450232092 WHED/ LAVE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256), filmography (pages 257-263) and index.
Contents Television son -- Fan boy -- Film studies major -- Television writer -- Buffy goies to the movies -- Script doctor/screenwriter -- Buffy does television -- Creator of Angel and Firefly -- Creator of Serenity -- Visiting the Dollhouse -- Not making Wonder Woman -- Networks of enterprise -- Marvel's The Avengers -- Joss Whedon, auteur.
Summary For millions of fans around the world, Joss Whedon is known as the cult creator of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Angel", and "Firefly", television designed to be, as he says, 'an emotional experience, to be loved in a way that other shows can't be loved'. Lavery explores all Whedon's contributions in his many guises: as fan boy, script doctor, librettist, writer, actor, TV auteur, and aspiring movie director.
Subject Whedon, Joss, 1964-
Television producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781848850309 (paperback)
1848850301 (paperback)