Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

by P. David Marshall
     
 

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The author examines the various kinds of stars, questioning the needs each type fulfills in our lives and relating these needs to particular entertainment media.  See more details below

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The author examines the various kinds of stars, questioning the needs each type fulfills in our lives and relating these needs to particular entertainment media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816695621
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
08/15/2014
Edition description:
2
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
1,209,779
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

P. David Marshall is research professor and holds a personal chair in new media, communication, and cultural studies at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of Celebrity Culture Reader, coeditor of Companion to Celebrity Studies, author of New Media Cultures, and coauthor of Web Theory and Fame Games.

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