Dr. Brian Patton
Phone: 519-433-3491 ext. 4337
Popular fiction and film; British literature and culture since 1945; the spy thriller; comics and graphic novels
BA - St. Jerome’s University
MA - University of Western Ontario
PhD - University of Western Ontario
- On sabbatical leave 2014-2015
“M, 007, and the Challenge of Female Authority in the Bond Franchise.” For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond. Ed. Lisa Funnell. Forthcoming (in September 2015) from Wallflower/Columbia University Press.
“Derek Flint, Matt Helm, and the Playboy Spy of the 1960s.” James Bond and Popular Culture: Essays on the Influence of the Fictional Superspy. Ed.Michele Brittany. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. 209-29.
“The Warner Brothers.” 100 Entertainers Who Changed America: An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries. 2 vols. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013. 602-9.
“Shoot Back in Anger: Bond and ‘The Angry Young Man.’” Ian Fleming and James Bond: The Cultural Politics of 007. Ed. Edward P. Comentale, Stephen Watt & Skip Willman. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2005. 144-57.