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Fandom in Japan’, Ethnology,36, 4, Rojek analyzes the difference between ascribed celebrity, which derives from bloodline, and achieved celebrity, which follows on from personal achievement – the difference between Princess Margaret and, say, Woody Allen. In four volumes, Celebrity brings together the best and most influential foundational and cutting-edge research on: And what of the dark side of celebrity — why is the hunger to be in the public eye so great that people are prepared to go to any lengths to achieve it, as numerous mass murderers and serial killers have done.

English View all editions and formats. Dispatched celebriity the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Table of contents Celebrity: Celebrity and Sickness 4. The sheer scale of the available research exploring the many implications of the phenomenon of celebrity-and the breadth and complexity of the canon on which celebrity studies draws-makes this new Major Work from Routledge especially timely.


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The Best Books of The book develops the framework for looking at celebrity culture which Rojek set out back inby showing how ascribed celebrity, achieved celebrity and celetoids overlap. Once you have successfully made your exam-copy request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval. Your rating has been recorded. Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item.

Celebrity Chris Rojek Limited preview – How to write a great review. He also shows how there is no parallel in history to today’s ubiquitous “living” form of celebrity, powered by newspapers, PR departments, magazines and electronic mass media. The E-mail Address es field is required. Please note that we currently support the following browsers: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies,19, 1, Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

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Rejecting elite or taste-based dismissals of celebrity, this a brave and nuanced confrontation of the downside of contemporary celebrity as a cultural formation. Franklin’s Epitaph’, New Colophon,3, The Fascination of Film Violence.

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The Cinema of Michael Mann. The book gives a new emphasis to the role of the media and public relations in celebrty fame, and the psychological consequences of celebrity – notably Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Celebrity Worship Syndrome.

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You may send this item to up to five recipients. Write a review Rate this item: The book is a landmark contribution in explaining how celebrities dominate the social horizon and why we need them. Would you like us to take another look at this review?