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The Resource Essays in celebrity culture : stars and styles, Pramod K. Nayar, (electronic resource)

Essays in celebrity culture : stars and styles, Pramod K. Nayar, (electronic resource)

Label
Essays in celebrity culture : stars and styles
Title
Essays in celebrity culture
Title remainder
stars and styles
Statement of responsibility
Pramod K. Nayar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection of essays in the book moves from the largest domain of celebrity culture in India - Bollywood - through celebrity life writing and biopics and, finally, to the politics of and by celebrity culture. The book begins with an exploration of films made around celebrity victims to the vernacular cosmopolitanism of Bollywood stars' philanthropic and humanitarian work and, finally, to celebrity charisma and its role in the current era of 'post-truth' Two studies of celebrity biopics and auto/biographies - from sports stars to Bollywood stars - and their disease memoirs are included. Finally, a section of essays are devoted to celebrity cultural politics, including Indian writing as a celebrity, the Narmada River as a celebrity, the desacralization of celebrity statues, Arundhati Roy's celebrated and celebrity activism and the self-fashioning of Indian authors in the age of digital culture.--
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Nayar, Pramod K
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fame
  • Celebrities
Label
Essays in celebrity culture : stars and styles, Pramod K. Nayar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781785277870/type/BOOK
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9781785277870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 177 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785277870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1245344788
Label
Essays in celebrity culture : stars and styles, Pramod K. Nayar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781785277870/type/BOOK
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9781785277870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 177 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785277870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1245344788

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