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The celebrity culture reader

The celebrity culture reader

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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Modern,
  • Popular culture,
  • Celebrities,
  • Popular culture -- United States,
  • Celebrities -- United States,
  • Fame -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [802]-827) and index.

    Statementedited by P. David Marshall.
    ContributionsMarshall, P. David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB358 .C45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 853 p. ;
    Number of Pages853
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20188805M
    ISBN 100415337917, 0415337925
    ISBN 109780415337915, 9780415337922
    LC Control Number2006033283

    The cause of celebrity culture insinuates us in a larger story, that of consumer society and, in a sense, this story runs throughout the book, though I’ll expand a little before.   While the concept of celebrity culture is not new, modern technology and a thriving gossip industry have put our fascination with fame in an overdrive. Background When you think of the nature of celebrity, almost infallibly the first thing that comes Author: Anna Pivovarchuk.

      When we’re looking for a fresh read or a new book club pick, we often turn to celebrity books. Yes, we mean books written by celebrities, but we also mean books recommended by celebrities. A lot of your favorite stars are bookworms, constantly sharing their favorite recent reads in interviews and on social media. Many have even read for audiobooks. And with the rise of celebrity book . Celebrity Culture Reader Edited by P. David Marshall Routledge Taylor & Francis Croup NEW YORK AND LONDON. Contents Acknowledgements x Permissions xi Editor's introduction l 36 P. David Marshall NEW MEDIA- NEW SELF: THE CHANGING POWER OF CELEBRITY PART SIX The Celebrity Industry: the Management of Fame

      “The Night Tiger,” by Yangsze Choo: Set in s colonial Malaya, this novel is the kind of book reviewers like to call “sumptuous,” with a plot featuring the search for a severed Author: Gal Beckerman.   Celebrity isn’t just harmless fun – it’s the smiling face of the corporate machine The rise of celebrity culture did not happen by itself. You don’t have to read or watch many.


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About the Author. David Marshall is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University.

He is the author of Celebrity and Power () and New Media Cultures (), and the co-author of Fame Games () and Web Theory ().5/5(2). It manages to give a ° portrait on celebrity culture and has an enormous bibliography that links the reader with the most useful and interesting books on the topic.

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An essential read for all students of Cashmore or any other academic module/course based around celebrity culture. This book includes a clear and concise look into everything that is 5/5(1). Celebrity culture in the United States / Published: () Celebrity cultures: an introduction / by: Barron, Lee, Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact.Stardom and celebrity: A reader London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Redmond, Sean and Su Holmes.

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