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The Celebrity Culture Reader P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)

The Celebrity Culture Reader By P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)

The Celebrity Culture Reader by P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)


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Summary

From TV's Big Brother, to Heat magazine, this Reader includes classic pieces and contemporary writings to examine the study of celebrity over the last twenty years, and the significance and importance of celebrity in contemporary culture.

The Celebrity Culture Reader Summary

The Celebrity Culture Reader by P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)

From the new celebrity culture that has emerged from reality television and the Internet, to the paparazzi-filled endgame of Princess Diana and the bizarre trials and tribulations of Michael Jackson, The Celebrity Culture Reader documents the significant role that celebrities occupy in contemporary culture.

Combining classic essays and contemporary writings, The Celebrity Culture Reader investigates the cultural implications of this complex contemporary phenomenon.

About P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)

P. David Marshall is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. He is the author of Celebrity and Power (1997) and New Media Cultures (2004), and the co-author of Fame Games (2000) and Web Theory (2003).

Table of Contents

1.Celebrity and Modernity: The Historical Pattern of Celebrity2. The Textual and the Extra-Textual Dimensions of the Public Persona 3. Ascribed Celebrity: The Transformed Public Sphere 4. Transgression: Scandal, Notoriety and Infamy 5. The Body and Celebrity 6. Celebrity Culture: Narcissism, Fandom and the Will-to-Celebrity 7. Celebrity Nation: Celebrity in National Contexts 8. The Celebrity Industry: The Management of Fame. Conclusion: Surface and Depth: Celebrity in the 'Post-Celebrity' Era

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GOR003761009
9780415337922
0415337925
The Celebrity Culture Reader by P. David Marshall (Northeastern University Boston, USA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
20061128
872
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