Celebrity and the media

Redmond, Sean 2014, Celebrity and the media, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, England.

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Title Celebrity and the media
Author(s) Redmond, Sean
Publication date 2014
Total pages 147
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Place of Publication Basingstoke, England
Keyword(s) celebrity
media
identity
power
consumption
Summary Celebrity and the Media introduces the reader to the key terms, concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity. In this insightful text Redmond explores the impacts of celebrity culture on the modern media and everyday life, drawing attention to the ways in which people experience celebrity culture and how celebrities are able to communicate through spectacle, ritual, the confession and the close-up. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from the worlds of film, music, television, and sports, and featuring topical, current and popular celebrity examples, the book stands as a pertinent examination of the influence that celebrity has on the way people place themselves in the modern world.
ISBN 0230292682
9780230292680
Language eng
Field of Research 200104 Media Studies
200204 Cultural Theory
200212 Screen and Media Culture
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30060396

Document type: Book
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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