New PDF release: Celebrity in the 21st Century: A Reference Handbook

By Larry Z Leslie

This publication deals a severe examine famous person and celebrities all through background, emphasizing the improvement of big name as an idea, its relevance to contributors, and the function of the general public and celebrities in renowned culture.

• information and files spotlight the intensity of the public's involvement with celebrities, together with attendance at megastar performances, on-line star connections, tables approximately salaries, and letters to celebrities

• offers a chronological view of the phenomenon of big name within the usa, the growth of which parallels the improvement of media in America

• The bibliography presents details for extra studying and examine in addition to details with regards to citations within the text

• A word list defines phrases vital to an entire knowing of megastar, for instance, "Jung's collective unconscious"

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