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3 edition of Stardom and Celebrity found in the catalog.

Stardom and Celebrity

A Reader

  • 247 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Media studies,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sociology,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Communication,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Radio - General,
  • Television - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSean Redmond (Editor), Su Holmes (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8433602M
    ISBN 101412923204
    ISBN 109781412923200

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"This welcome addition to the literature on fame goes beyond goes beyond stardom--though Redmond and Holmes cover that topic well--to discuss stardom and celebrity in general." ―A.L.

Knight, CHOICE This book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within the context of new 4/5(2).

He has published numerous articles on celebrity and stardom, screen performance, memory and film music, and intellectual property rights. He is currently writing a book on the political economy of stardom in Hollywood cinema and is co-editing a forthcoming edition of the journal Cultural Politics on the politics of celebrity.

"This welcome addition to the literature on fame goes beyond goes beyond stardom--though Redmond and Holmes cover that topic well--to discuss stardom and celebrity in general."--A.L. Knight, CHOICEThis book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within/5.

"Acts as a concise introduction to the study of both contemporary and historical stardom and celebrity. Collecting together in one source companion an easily accessible range of readings 5/5(1).

-A.L. Knight, CHOICEThis book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within the context of new essays which address the contemporary, cross-media and international landscape of.

Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of to the present and expanding to include updated examples and additional discussion on the role of the internet and social media in Cited by: Book Description.

Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of to the present and expanding to include updated examples and additional discussion on the role of the internet and social.

Stardom and Celebrity: A Reader Paperback – 2 Oct. by Sean Redmond (Author, Editor), Su Holmes (Author)4/5(2). Some celebrities have official book clubs you can participate in through Goodreads or Facebook, and some just post what they’re reading on Instagram.

Either way, celebrity book clubs are a great source of inspiration for what to read next. I’ve rounded up some of the best actual celebrity book clubs plus bookish celebrities to follow on : Kathleen Keenan. The vapid celebrity memoir is an American staple, but luckily, not all stars succumb to literary sins.

Here are 50 books written by celebrities that are actually worth a read. View Gallery 50 Author: Laura Hanrahan. A Ranking of the Most Shocking Celebrity Tell-Alls, Ever. by Caroline Goddard Here are the celebrity tell-all books that we couldn’t put down — we suggest you check them out immediately.

Histories of Stardom and Celebrity; Chapter The Emergence of the Star System in America; Chapter The Assembly Line of Greatness: Celebrity in Twentieth-Century America; Chapter ‘Torture, Treacle, Tears and Trickery’: Celebrities, ‘Ordinary’ People, and This is Your Life (BBC, –65) Chapter Celebrity and Religion.

books based on votes: Love Unscripted by Tina Reber, Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James, Love Unrehearsed by Tina Reber, The Accidental Mo. "Acts as a concise introduction to the study of both contemporary and historical stardom and celebrity. Collecting together in one source companion an easily accessible range of readings surrounding stardom and celebrity culture, this book is a worthwhile addition to any library." - Kerry Gough, Birmingham City University.

In this book, film scholars, anthropologists, and critics discuss star-making in the contemporary Hindi-language film industry in India, also known as “Bollywood.” Drawing on theories of stardom, globalization, transnationalism, gender, and new media studies, the chapters explore contemporary Hindi film celebrity.

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy nominated, Storyline Online, features celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Betty White and more reading children’s books to inspire a. 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.

It examines modern presidents including Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Franklin Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt, each of whom qualified as a celebrity in his own time and place.

The book also looks at presidents who fell short in their star appeal, such as George W. Bush, George H. Bush, Richard Nixon, and Lyndon Johnson, and explains why their star power was Cited by: 1. "This welcome addition to the literature on fame goes beyond goes beyond stardom--though Redmond and Holmes cover that topic well--to discuss stardom and celebrity in general." ―A.L.

Knight, CHOICE This book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within the context of new /5(12).

"This welcome addition to the literature on fame goes beyond goes beyond stardom--though Redmond and Holmes cover that topic well--to discuss stardom and celebrity in general." -- A.L.

Knight * CHOICE * ' an often engaging and often insightful book. This book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within the context of new essays which address the contemporary, cross-media and international landscape of today's fame culture.An often engaging and often insightful book Among the best pieces in the 29 chapter collection are those by Australian academics Graeme Turner, whose clear and concise chapter ""The Economy of Celebrity"" illustrates the industrial imperatives of stardom, and Catherine Lumby, who brings the experience of contemporary teen girl fandom to life in ""Doing It For Themselves?

By extension, true stardom means having celebrity, being a branded actor, and having fame. However, true stardom is dangerous because branding is about specificity.

Strong brands have limited awareness but great engagement and consumer loyalty while weak brands have wide reaching awareness but trigger little emotional response from : Adi Shankar.