SAGE Publications, 9. lip 2004. - Broj stranica: 160
`Graeme Turner is one of the leading figures in cultural studies today. When his gaze turns to celebrity, the result is a readable and compelling
account of this most perplexing and infuriating of modern phenomena. Read on!' - Toby Miller, New York University
We cannot escape celebrity culture: it is everywhere. So just what is the cultural function of celebrity?
This is the first comprehensive overview of the production and consumption of celebrity from within cultural and media studies. The pervasive influence of contemporary celebrity, and the cultures it produces, has been widely noticed. Earlier studies, though, have tended to focus on the consumption of celebrity or on particular locations of celebrity - Hollywood, or the sports industries for instance. This book presents a broad survey across all media as well as a new synthesis of theoretical positions, that will be welcomed by all students of media and cultural studies. Among its attributes are the following:
-It provides an overview and evaluation of the key debates surrounding the definition of celebrity, its history, and its social and cultural function.
-It examines the `celebrity industries': the PR and publicity structures that manufacture celebrity.
-It looks at the cultural processes through which celebrity is consumed.
-It draws examples from the full range of contemporary media - film, television, newspapers, magazines and the web.
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The literary celebrity is at least partly produced by their own writing , as it intersects with other discourses produced through other textual forms . An author such as Norman Mailer , for instance ...
Both Giles and Rojek claim that the gap left by the decline in the cultural purchase of organised religion has at least partly been filled by celebrity . As a result , as Rojek puts it , ' post - God celebrity is now one of the ...
In the US , the UK , Europe , Australia and Canada ( at least ) , since the late 1980s , such magazines have revised their editorial mixes in response to falling circulation and the competition from the new local celebrity weeklies and ...
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Picture personalities stars and celebrities
The spread of celebrity culture
The social functions of celebrity
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