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Diana, the making of a media saint

Author: Jeffrey Richards; Scott Wilson; Linda Woodhead
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In conventional Christian terms, Diana was of course no saint. Yet Diana's status as an icon, before and especially after her tragic death, resonates beatitude. In this thoughtful, illuminating work, cultural critics across disciplines take Diana's 'sainthood' as their motif and explore the nature and source of her iconic role." "Diana, it is argued, attained her popular saintly status because she seemed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Diana, the making of a media saint.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1999
(OCoLC)41018008
Named Person: Diana, Princess of Wales; Diana, Princess of Wales; Diana, Princess of Wales; Diana, Princess of Wales
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Richards; Scott Wilson; Linda Woodhead
ISBN: 1860643884 9781860643880 1417567236 9781417567232 1282528025 9781282528024 9780857712080 085771208X
OCLC Number: 613358664
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Saint Diana --
Princess Diana: A Sign of the Times / Rosalind Brunt --
The Misfortunes of Virtue: Diana, the Press and the Politics of Emotion / Scott Wilson --
The Hollywoodisation of Diana / Jeffrey Richards --
Diana Al-Fayed: Ethnic Marketing and the End(s) of Racism / Emily Lomax --
Diana's Self and the Quest Within / Paul Heelas --
Diana and the Religion of the Heart / Linda Woodhead --
Princess Diana as Lady Folly / Richard Fenn --
Di and Dodi Die / Simon Critchley --
The Spatial Diana: The Creation of Mourning Spaces for Diana, Princess of Wales / Alvin Cohan.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey Richards, Scott Wilson and Linda Woodhead.

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Diana, Princess of Wales, was no saint in the conventional Christian sense. Yet her status as an icon since her death is unequalled in British culture and images of her resonate beatitude. In this  Read more...

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