Contemporary Hollywood Stardom

Contemporary Hollywood Stardom

by Martin Barker, Austin Thomas
     
 


Taking account of the major developments in the field of star studies, this book explores the political economy of stardom, questions of performance, the effect on stardom of convergence between the film industry and other leisure industries, and the role of audiences. The book combines a review of current trends with case studies of individual stars enabling…  See more details below

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Taking account of the major developments in the field of star studies, this book explores the political economy of stardom, questions of performance, the effect on stardom of convergence between the film industry and other leisure industries, and the role of audiences. The book combines a review of current trends with case studies of individual stars enabling students and researchers to widen their knowledge of the field and explore new ways of approaching the star phenomenon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340809365
Publisher:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Publication date:
08/14/2004
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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University of Wales, Aberystwyth

University of Sussex

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