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Please enter the message. Contents Celebrity and Celetoids. Product details Format Mixed media product pages Dimensions x x Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Elvis Costello and Thatcherism. It explores how the fads, fashions and preoccupations of celebrities enter the popular lifeblood, explains what is distinctive about contemporary celebrity, and reveals the psychological, social and economic consequences of fame both upon the public and celebrities themselves.

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Marxism, structuralism, semiotics, and cultural materialism ; the mechanics of celebrity such as the sociology and psychology of showmanship ; and key controversies and current debates e.

Electronic books Material Type: 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. Celebrity is supplemented with a full index, and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context.

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