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Understanding celebrity

Author: Graeme Turner
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Accessibly written - and reinvigorated with reference to new case studies and trends - Understanding Celebrity remains a key touchstone for Celebrity Studies. Turner thoughtfully illuminates the variety of production and consumption practices through which celebrity circulates today, whilst remaining sensitive to the complexity of power relations in play. An essential read for students and scholars in the field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Turner, Graeme.
Understanding celebrity.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Turner
ISBN: 1446294811 9781446294819 9781446292716 1446292711
OCLC Number: 908633200
Notes: Previous edition: 2004.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Understan dingcelebrity cover; understan dingcelebrity ; contents; acknowledgment; acknowledgment to the second edition; preface; preface to the second edition; part one: introduction; chapter 1: understanding celebrity; part two: production; chapter 2: the economy of celebrity; chapter 3: manufacturing celebrity; chapter 4: celebrity, the tabloid and the democratic public sphere; part three: consumption; chapter 5: the cultural function of celebrity; chapter 6: consuming celebrity; chapter 7: conclusion: celebrity and public culture; references; index.
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A long awaited fully revised and updated edition of Graeme Turner's popular exploration of celebrity studies.  Read more...

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This is a timely and, given the meteoric emergence of social media, necessary update of Graeme Turner's 2004 subject defining work Understanding Celebrity. Turner widens the frame of discussion and Read more...

 
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