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Celebrity culture in the United States /

Other Authors: Fitzgerald, Terence J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 2008.
Series:Reference shelf ; v. 80, no. 1.
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245 0 0 |a Celebrity culture in the United States /  |c edited by Terence J. Fitzgerald ; editorial advisor Paul McCaffrey. 
260 |a New York :  |b H.W. Wilson Co.,  |c 2008. 
300 |a viii, 183 p. ;  |c 25 cm. 
490 1 |a The reference shelf ;  |v v. 80, no. 1 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-179) and index. 
505 0 |a The cult of celebrity. From Barnum to "bling" : the changing face of celebrity culture / Amy Henderson ; Celebrity culture / Joseph Epstein ; Before Lindsay or Paris, there was Mrs. L_fle / Jessica Grose ; Our celebrity madness : a reflection of consumerism / Tirdad Derakhshani ; Seeing by starlight / Carlin Flora ; Not exactly the stuff of legends / John Intini -- Celebrity activism and American politics. American politics in the age of celebrity / Darrell M. West ; Jesse Ventura and the brave new world of politainer politics / Ann Conley and David Schultz ; Victory for Arnold / Roger Simon ; Can Oprah boost her 'favorite guy'? / Eugene Robinson ; Stage left / Ed Leibowitz ; Celebrity and politics / Andrew Kamons ; Foreign policy goes glami / Daniel W. Drezner -- The price of fame. Falling stars / Simon Dumenco ; Why did we watch? : the answer isn't pretty / Caryn James ; The other side of fame / Mary Loftus ; Falling stars : will Lohan be the next celebrity flame-out? / Katherine Monk ; Right time, wrong publicity / Caryn James ; Being bad : the career move / Guy Trebay ; What price, fame? / Greg Sivik ; Screen idols : the tragedy of falling stars / Reni Celeste -- The democratization of celebrity. Open-source celebrity : the wisdom of the audience / Jonathon Keats ; Mirror, mirror on the web / Lakshmi Chaudhry ; She's famous (and so can you) / Guy Trebay. 
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651 0 |a United States  |x Civilization  |y 1970- 
650 0 |a Popular culture  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Celebrities  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Fame  |x Social aspects  |z United States. 
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