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"All little girls are terrible": Maud as Anti-Villain in Catherynne M. Valente's The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

in: Campbell, Lori M., ed. A Quest of Her Own: Essays on the Female Hero in Modern Fantasy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. p. 248-266.

A Labyrinth Without a Clew": Husbands, Houses and Harpies in Richard Matheson's The Shrinking Man and Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves,

in: Detora, Lisa M., ed. Heroes of Film, Comics and American Culture: Essays on Real and Fictional Defenders of Home. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. p. 17-39.

A Long Time Ago on a Newsstand Far, Far Away: The Mythic Comic Book Hero in Marvel Comics’ Star Wars

in: Brode, Douglas and Deyneka, Leah, eds. Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars: An Anthology. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Scarecrow, 2012. p. 113-125.

A New Kind of Hero: A Song of Ice and Fire's Brienne of Tarth

in: Campbell, Lori M., ed. A Quest of Her Own: Essays on the Female Hero in Modern Fantasy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. p. 188-205.

Above the Social Contract? How Superheroes Break Society,

in: Johnson, David K., ed. Heroes and Philosophy: Buy the Book, Save the World. New York: Wiley, 2009. p. 6-21.

Actors and Their Mythic Heroes: From the Doctor to Captain Kirk,

in: Perlich, John and Whitt, David, eds. Millennial Mythmaking: Essays on the Power of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, Films and Games. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010. p. 129-145.

Adult Heroism and Role Models in the Harry Potter Novels

in: Berndt, Katrin and Steveker, Lena. Heroism in the Harry Potter Series. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. p. 193-206.

And Her Will Be Done: The Girls Trump the Boys in The Keys to the Kingdom and Abhorsen Series by Garth Nix

in: Campbell, Lori M., ed. A Quest of Her Own: Essays on the Female Hero in Modern Fantasy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. p. 206-224.

Ästhetik der Gewalt. Der >Werwolf< als Symbol des negativen Heroismus und politischer Willkür

in: Immer, Nikolas, ed. Ästhetischer Heroismus: konzeptionelle und figurative Paradigmen des Helden. Bielefeld : transcript, 2013. p. 51-62.

Beowulf to Batman; The Epic Hero and Pop Culture

College English 31(5): 431-449. February 1970.

Cooking up Epic Heroes

Phantastes: The Online Journal of Fantasy Criticism. 1(4): [5pp.] Summer 1999.

Creating Ethical Heroes Who Know How to Win: Or Muddling Through

in: Lehr, Susan, ed. Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. p. 175-193.

Dangerous Superpowers: Comic Book Heroes and American Masculinity in the Atomic Age

Studies in the Social Sciences 36: 33-46. May 1999. (The Impact of the Cold War on American Popular Culture, ed. by Elaine McClarnand and Steve Goodson. State University of West Georgia, 1999.)

Dante's quest and the sublimation of heroic combat in The divine comedy

in: Schweizer, Bernard and Segal, Robert A., eds. Critical Insights: The Hero's Quest. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2013. p. 165-180.

Der Auftritt des Helden. Zu einem konstitutiven Aspekt des Heroismus seit dem 19. Jahrhundert

in: Immer, Nikolas, ed. Ästhetischer Heroismus: konzeptionelle und figurative Paradigmen des Helden. Bielefeld : transcript, 2013. p. 173-198.

Der entsagende Held im Bundesroman des romantischen Sozialismus

in: Immer, Nikolas, ed. Ästhetischer Heroismus: konzeptionelle und figurative Paradigmen des Helden. Bielefeld : transcript, 2013. p. 275-292.

Der kollabierte Feind. Zur historischen Poetik des Kriegshelden von Jünger bis Goethe

in: Immer, Nikolas, ed. Ästhetischer Heroismus: konzeptionelle und figurative Paradigmen des Helden. Bielefeld : transcript, 2013. p. 251-274.

Die Totalität der Mitte. Gustav Freytags Figur Anton Wohlfart und Wilhelm Raabes Protagonist Hans Unwirrsch als ›Helden‹ des antisemitischen Bildungsromans‹ im 19. Jahrhundert

in: Immer, Nikolas, ed. Ästhetischer Heroismus: konzeptionelle und figurative Paradigmen des Helden. Bielefeld : transcript, 2013. p. 293-324.

Fantastic Heroes Now and Then

in: World Fantasy Convention. The Roots of Fantasy. Seattle, WA: World Fantasy Convention, 1989. pp.97-102.

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