Celebrity: Key Ideas in Media and Cultural Studies will introduce students to the key terms and concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity. There is an imagined relational trajectory that the book intends to navigate. While each chapter will...
To Be Published May 14th 2016 by Routledge
Series: AFI Film Readers
Endangering Science Fiction Film explores the ways in which science fiction film is a dangerous and endangering genre. The collection argues that its cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’ world, as it is...
To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge
In this book the different manifestations, meanings, and processes of the star and celebrity confessional will be explored. The confessional is taken to be any moment in which a star, celebrity, or fan engages in revelatory acts that are considered to be authentic, heart-felt, and honest....
Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge
New directions in celebrity culture
Celebrity culture has a pervasive presence in our everyday lives – perhaps more so than ever before. It shapes not simply the production and consumption of media content but also the social values through which we experience the world. This collection analyses this phenomenon, bringing together...
Published May 19th 2006 by Routledge