Byron's Romantic Celebrity

Byron's Romantic Celebrity

by Tom Mole
     
 

Byron's Romantic Celebrity offers a new history and theory of modern celebrity. It argues that celebrity is a cultural apparatus that emerged in response to the Romantic industrialization of print and culture and that Lord Byron should be understood as one of its earliest examples and most astute critics. Under that rubric, it investigates the often strained

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Byron's Romantic Celebrity offers a new history and theory of modern celebrity. It argues that celebrity is a cultural apparatus that emerged in response to the Romantic industrialization of print and culture and that Lord Byron should be understood as one of its earliest examples and most astute critics. Under that rubric, it investigates the often strained interactions of artistic endeavour and commercial enterprise, the material conditions of Byron's publications, and the place of celebrity culture in history of the self.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403999931
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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