The Watercooler

Joss Whedon: A Critical Analysis of Auteur Character Development, April, 2011
A peer-reviewed paper discussing the importance of character in the television shows created by Joss Whedon.¬†“The works of auteur Joss Whedon are not driven by plot… ¬†Instead, the driving force… are his characters, which can be seen in their relatable character traits, their complexity and their endurance as icons in popular culture.”