Introduction: Teenage Cultures, From Consumption to Production


  • Heather Braun University of Akron
  • Elisabeth Lamothe Le Mans University
  • Delphine Letort Le Mans University

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teenage cultures


This Publije Issue examines various aspects of contemporary youth culture, using the books and films that target this specific audience as critical tools for better understanding their behavior as consumers. Young adult authors and filmmakers aim to increase their viewer ratings by speaking to the expectations of their respective fans;...

Bibliographies de l'auteur

Heather Braun, University of Akron

Heather Braun received her Ph.D. from Boston College and is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Akron. Her research and teaching interests include Young Adult Literature, Romantic and Victorian literature, the Gothic, and women writers. Her work has appeared in Women’s Writing, The Cambridge Companion to David Mamet, Victorian Comedy, The Irish Studies Review, The Norman Mailer Review, Parlour, and Journal of Gender Studies. She is the author of The Rise and Fall of the Femme Fatale in British Literature, 1790–1910 (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012) and editor of the forthcoming volume, The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor with Selected Poetry and Prose by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (Hesperus, 2017).

Elisabeth Lamothe, Le Mans University

Elisabeth Lamothe is an Associate Professor in American studies at the University of Le Mans (France). Her research focuses on fiction and life-writings by female authors in the American South  (Eudora Welty, Ellen Glasgow, Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Barbara Kingsolver). She is also interested in the work of artists and writers from the Asian diaspora in the United States.

Delphine Letort, Le Mans University

Delphine Letort is an Associate Professor in Anglophone Studies at the University of Le Mans, where she teaches American civilization and film studies. She has published Du film noir au néo-noir: mythes et stéréotypes de l’Amérique 1941-2008 (Paris, L’Harmattan, 2010) and The Spike Lee Brand: a Study of Documentary Filmmaking (Albany, SUNY, 2015). Her research focuses on the politics of representation in film adaptations, documentary filmmaking, biopics and African-American cinema. She has edited several journal issues: Les Pratiques documentaires: entre contestation et propagande (with Georges Fournier: Revue LISA/Lisa e-Journal, 2014); Exploring War Memories in American Documentaries (with Georges Fournier: Revue InMedia, 2014); Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-Speaking Countries (Black Camera, 2014); Panorama mondial du film noir (CinémAction, 2014); « Inspiré d’une vie »: le genre biopic en question (with Taïna Tuhkunen: Revue Lisa/Lisa e-Journal, 2016). She has co-edited several collective volumes: L’Adaptation cinématographique: premières pages, premiers plans (with Shannon Wells-Lassagne: Paris, Mare et Martin, 2014); La Culture de l’engagement au cinema (with Erich Fisbach: Rennes, PUR, 2015); Social Class on British and American Screens: Essays on Cinema and Television (with Nicole Cloarec and David Haigron: Jefferson, NC, McFarland, 2016). She serves on the advisory editorial board of Black Camera (Bloomington, Indiana) and has been the editor-in-chief of Revue LISA/LISA e-Journal since October 2016. She is the assistant director of the 3L.AM research team – Langues, Littératures, Linguistique at the Universities of Maine and Angers (<>).




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Braun, H., Lamothe, E., & Letort, D. (2018). Introduction: Teenage Cultures, From Consumption to Production. Publije, (1). Consulté à l’adresse