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tom mole. Byron's Romantic Celebrity: Industrial Culture and the Hermeneutic of Intimacy.

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Natural Born Celebrities. Serial Killers in American Culture. By David Schmid (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005, 327pp., £16.65 hb.)

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity. By David Haven Blake. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. xviii, 251 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-300-11017-3.)

Jennifer Frost. Hedda Hopper's Hollywood: Celebrity Gossip and American Conservatism. (American History and Culture.) New York: New York University Press. 2011. Pp. xv, 281. $35.00

Nicholas Daly, Literature, Technology, and Modernity, 1860–2000; Edward P. Comentale, Modernism, Cultural Production, and the British Avant-Garde; Aaron Jaffe, Modernism and the Culture of Celebrity

Hemingway and His Conspirators: Hollywood, Scribners, and the Making of American Celebrity Culture. By Leonard J. Leff. (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. xviii, 255 pp. $24.95, ISBN 0-8476-8544-6.)

Dennis J. Frost. Seeing Stars: Sports Celebrity, Identity, and Body Culture in Modern Japan. (Harvard East Asian Monographs, number 331.) Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center. 2010. Pp. xi, 337. $39.95

 

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An industry emerging in the late 1990s that treats celebrities as commodities—including television programmes such as Big Brother and Pop Idol that ‘manufacture’ celebrities who are ‘famous for being famous’ and whose lives become the subject of celebrity journalism. Linked by some commentators to a shift towards the sign economies of late capitalism.

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