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Title:
Self-exposure : human-interest journalism and the emergence of celebrity in America, 1890-1940
Author:
Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard)
Publication Information:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 325 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Becoming visible: fame and celebrity in the modern age -- The rise of celebrity journalism -- Exposure or publicity?: the paradox of celebrity journalism -- True success: the master plot of celebrity journalism -- From parasites to public servants: the rehabilitation of the rich -- Practical idealism: political celebrity in an age of reform -- There's no business like show business: celebrity and the popular culture industries -- Heroes and pretenders: athletic celebrity and the commercialization of sports.
ISBN:
9780807827291

9780807854037
Format :
Book

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