Item #13876 Understanding Celebrity (Second Edition). Graeme Turner.

Understanding Celebrity (Second Edition)

Los Angeles: Sage, 2012.

Paperback. 9 1/4" X6 1/4". vi, 171pp. Mild rubbing and shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of paper wraps. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Where does the production of celebrity end and its consumption begin?

Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and reality TV allow us a previously unimagined engagement with the manufactured persona of celebrity. Understanding Celebrity has become the go-to text for understanding the connection between the production and consumption of this persona . The long-awaited second edition assesses the changing nature of this pivotal relationship in celebrity studies.
The book:

Explains how social media is key in establishing an online presence for celebrities
Critically analyses the changing nature of fan culture within the online environment
Delves into a richer and more detailed account of the history of celebrity
Examines in greater depth the increased role of reality TV
Incorporates recent contributions from feminist scholars to the field
Enriched with new examples drawn from popular culture, this is a contemporary and incisive look at celebrity studies.

Understanding Celebrity is not only an essential text, but a stimulating read for students studying celebrity and popular culture across media studies, cultural studies and sociology.(Publisher). Good +. Item #13876
ISBN: 9781446253212

Price: $22.00

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