Download e-book for iPad: Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture by P. David Marshall

By P. David Marshall

ISBN-10: 0816695628

ISBN-13: 9780816695621

Simultaneously celebrated and denigrated, celebrities symbolize not just the embodiment of luck, but in addition the final word development of fake worth. Celebrity and Power questions the impulse to develop into embroiled with the development and cave in of the recognized, exploring the idea that of the new public intimacy: a made from social media during which celebrities from woman Gaga to Barack Obama are anticipated to regularly crusade for audiences in new methods. In a brand new creation for this version, P. David Marshall investigates the viewing public’s wish to go along with famous person and addresses the explosion of fast entry to megastar tradition, bringing well-known humans and their admirers nearer than ever earlier than.

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