Books, authored and edited

Vidding: A History (University of Michigan Press, 2022)

The Fanfiction Reader: Folk Tales for the Digital Age (University of Michigan Press, 2017)

Fan/Remix Video: a special issue of Transformative Works and Cultures, co-edited by Francesca Coppa and Julie Levin Russo. (2012)

Performing Magic on the Western Stage: From the 18th Century to the Present, co-edited by Francesca Coppa, Larry Hass, and James Peck (Palgrave, 2008)

Joe Orton: A Casebook, edited by Francesca Coppa (Routledge, 2003)

Fred and Madge & The Visitors: Two Plays; Between Us Girls: a novel; Lord Cucumber & The Boy Hairdresser by Joe Orton, edited by Francesca Coppa (Nick Hern Books, 1998) (London: Methuen, 1999)

Selected Essays

“Epigrammatic Writing and Remix Culture: Memes and Mastery,” for Aphoristic Modernity, ed. Kostas Boyiopoulos and Michael Shallcross, Leiden: Brill, 2020. p. 206-223.

“Slash/Drag: Appropriation and Visibility in the Age of Hamilton,” Wiley Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies, edited by Paul Booth. Oxford, UK: Wiley Pub. 2018.  p. 189- 206.

“A Hollywood of Our Own: Media Fandom as Female Artworld,” for Women do Genre in Film and Television, ed. Mary Harrod and Katarzyna Paszkiewicz, Routledge, 2017. p. 213 – 230. Longlisted for the Kraszna-Krausz Best Moving Image Book award for 2018. Winner BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television, and Screen Studies) Best Edited Collection, 2019.

“Transformative,” Keywords in Remix Studies, written with Rebecca Tushnet.  ed. Owen Gallighar, Eduardo Navas, Routledge, 2017.  p. 273 – 282.

“Conversation: Vidding and Identity: A Conversation,” The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom. ed. Melissa Click and Susanne Scott. Routledge, 2017.  p. 230 – 240.

“Vidding: The Art of Flow,” MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, Black Dog Press, 2016.  p. 150 – 153.

“Fuck Yeah, Fandom is Beautiful,” for Henry Jenkins special issue of the Journal of Fandom Studies, Volume 2, Number 1, 2014.  p. 73 – 82

“Pop culture, fans, and social media,” in The Social Media Handbook, edited by Theresa Senft and Jeremy Hunsinger (New York: Routledge, 2014) p. 76-92

“Sherlock as Cyborg: Bridging Mind and Body,” in The Game Is On: The Transmedia Adventures of Sherlock, eds. Busse and Stein (McFarland, 2012) p. 210 – 222

“An Editing Room of One’s Own: Vidding as Women’s Work” p. 123-130 and “How To Suppress Women’s Remix” (co-written with Rebecca Tushnet) p. 131-138 in Camera Obscura, Duke University Press, Volume 26, 2011.

“A Fannish Taxonomy Of Hotness.” Cinema Journal, 48:4 Summer, 2009, p. 107 – 113.

“The Artist As Protagonist: Wilde on Stage,” for Oscar Wilde and Modern Culture: The Making of a Legend, edited by Joe Bristow (Ohio University Press, 2008) p. 259-284.

“Teaching Melodrama, Modernity and Postmodernity in Lady Windermere’s Fan,” in Approaches to Teaching Oscar Wilde, edited by PhilipE.Smith for the MLA Press, 2008. p. 117-125

“Women, Star Trek and the Early Development of Fannish Vidding,” for Transformative Works and Cultures (Published by the Organization For Transformative Works.) Issue 1, September 15, 2008. <http://journal.transformativeworks.org/index.php/twc/article/view/44>

“A Twitch Upon The Thread: Revisiting Brideshead Revisited.” Essay for Catholic Figures and Queer Narratives, edited by Patricia Juliana Smith and Fred Roden (Palgrave, 2006) p. 149-162.

“Writing Bodies In Space: Media Fanfiction as Theatrical Performance,” in Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet, ed. Hellekson & Busse, (MacFarland, 2006) p. 225-244.

“A Brief History of Media Fandom,” in Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet, ed. Hellekson & Busse, (MacFarland, 2006) p. 41-59.

“Joe Orton.” Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature, edited by David Scott Kastan (OUP, 2006)

“Joe Orton: A Literary Biography.” Dictionary of Literary Biography: British and Irish Dramatists Since World War II, ed. John Bull. (Bruccoli-Clark Layman, 2005) p. 187-202.

“Performance Theory and Performativity,” in Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde Studies, edited by Frederick S. Roden. (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004.) p. 72-95.

“The Sacred Joke: Comedy and Politics in Pinter’s Early Plays,” in The Cambridge Companion to Harold Pinter. (Cambridge University Press, 2001) p. 44-56.

“Wilde As A Master Epigrammist,” Readings On “The Importance of Being Earnest,” edited by Thomas Siebold (CA: Greenhaven Press, 2001)

“A Perfectly Developed Playwright: Joe Orton and Homosexual Reform.” The Queer Sixties, ed. Patricia Juliana Smith. (NY: Routledge, 1999) p. 87-104.

“Coming Out In The Room: Joe Orton’s Epigrammatic Re/Vision of Harold Pinter’s Menace.” Modern Drama, Volume XL, Number 1, Spring 1997, (University of Toronto Press). p. 11-22.

“Oscar Wilde and the Theatre of Epigram,” Reading Wilde: Querying Spaces. ed. Carolyn Dever and Marvin Taylor. (NY: New York University Press, Fales Library, 1995) p. 11-19.