|Academic Publication Book|
|"Buffy the Vampire Slayer (BFI TV Classics)"|
|A critical reading of the series|
|Publication date||December 2005|
|Published by||British Film Institute|
Anne Billson's book gives an extended overview of the history of Buffy. She the show's antecedents and influences and explores how, in a broadcasting environment necessary for a long-running series, the show was able to push the envelope and grow into a fully realized mythology in which the supernatural is made real through emotional honesty.