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The Resource The star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption, Daniel Herwitz

The star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption, Daniel Herwitz

Label
The star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption
Title
The star as icon
Title remainder
celebrity in the age of mass consumption
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Herwitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Princess Diana, Jackie O, Grace Kelly & mdash;the star icon is the most talked about yet least understood persona. The object of adoration, fantasy, and cult obsession, the star icon is a celebrity, yet she is also something more: a dazzling figure at the center of a media pantomime that is at once voyeuristic and zealously guarded. With skill and humor, Daniel Herwitz pokes at the gears of the celebrity-making machine, recruiting a philosopher's interest in the media, an eye for society, and a love of popular culture to divine our yearning for these iconic figures and the role they pla
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herwitz, Daniel Alan
Dewey number
306.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
BJ1470.5
LC item number
.H47 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fame
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities in mass media
  • Aesthetics
  • Popular culture
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Aesthetics
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities in mass media
  • Fame
  • Popular culture
Label
The star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption, Daniel Herwitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. The Candle in the Wind; 2. There Is Only One Star Icon (Except in a Warhol Picture); 3. Therefore Not All Idols Are American; 4. A Star Is Born; 5. The Film Aura: An Intermediate Case; 6. Stargazing and Spying; 7. Teleaesthetics; 8. Diana Haunted and Hunted on TV; 9. Star Aura in Consumer Society (and Other Fatalities); Notes; Index
Control code
808344559
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 157 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231518581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/herw14540
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271fvk
  • f0ca6b4a-8fe8-4d9d-8f45-d401800850d7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344559
Label
The star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption, Daniel Herwitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. The Candle in the Wind; 2. There Is Only One Star Icon (Except in a Warhol Picture); 3. Therefore Not All Idols Are American; 4. A Star Is Born; 5. The Film Aura: An Intermediate Case; 6. Stargazing and Spying; 7. Teleaesthetics; 8. Diana Haunted and Hunted on TV; 9. Star Aura in Consumer Society (and Other Fatalities); Notes; Index
Control code
808344559
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 157 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231518581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/herw14540
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271fvk
  • f0ca6b4a-8fe8-4d9d-8f45-d401800850d7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344559

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