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              Books by Sharon Marcus

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              The Drama of Celebrity

              The Drama of Celebrity (Hardback)

              By Marcus, Sharon

              • RRP: $82.99
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              A bold new account of how celebrity works Why do so many people care so much about celebrities? Who decides who gets to be a star? What are the privileges and pleasures of fandom? Do celebrities ever deserve the outsized attention they receive? In this fascinating and deeply rese...arched book, Sharon Marcus challenges everything you thought you knew about our obsession with fame. Icons are not merely famous for being famous; the media alone cannot make or break stars; fans are not simply passive dupes. Instead, journalists, the public, and celebrities themselves all compete, passionately and expertly, to shape the stories we tell about celebrities and fans. The result: a high-stakes drama as endless as it is unpredictable. Drawing on scrapbooks, personal diaries, and vintage fan mail, Marcus traces celebrity culture back to its nineteenth-century roots, when people the world over found themselves captivated by celebrity chefs, bad-boy poets, and actors such as the divine Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), as famous in her day as the Beatles in theirs. Known in her youth for sleeping in a coffin, hailed in maturity as a woman of genius, Bernhardt became a global superstar thanks to savvy engagement with her era's most innovative media and technologies: the popular press, commercial photography, and speedy new forms of travel. Whether you love celebrity culture or hate it, The Drama of Celebrity will change how you think about one of the most important phenomena of modern times.
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              ISBN 9780691177595
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader

              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin; Contributions by Butler, Judith; Turner, Fred; Irani, Lilly

              • RRP: $79.99
              • $79.99
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              Think in Public presents a selection of inspiring essays that exemplify the distinctive approach of the online magazine Public Books to public scholarship. Today's leading thinkers offer a guide to the most exciting contemporary ideas about literature, politics, economics, histor...y, race, capitalism, gender, technology, and climate change.
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              ISBN 9780231190091
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk

              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk (Hardback)

              Edited by Klinenberg, Eric; Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin; Contributions by Anderson, Michelle Wilde; Wade, Lisa

              Antidemocracy in America is a collective effort to understand the fragility of American democracy and how to protect it from the buried contradictions that Trump's victory brought into view. It offers essays from leading scholars on topics including race, religion, gender, civil ...liberties, protest, inequality, immigration, and the media.
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              ISBN 9780231190107
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk

              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Klinenberg, Eric; Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin; Contributions by Anderson, Michelle Wilde; Wade, Lisa

              • RRP: $58.99
              • $58.99
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              Antidemocracy in America is a collective effort to understand the fragility of American democracy and how to protect it from the buried contradictions that Trump's victory brought into view. It offers essays from leading scholars on topics including race, religion, gender, civil ...liberties, protest, inequality, immigration, and the media.
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              ISBN 9780231190114
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader

              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader (Hardback)

              Edited by Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin; Contributions by Butler, Judith; Turner, Fred; Irani, Lilly

              Think in Public presents a selection of inspiring essays that exemplify the distinctive approach of the online magazine Public Books to public scholarship. Today's leading thinkers offer a guide to the most exciting contemporary ideas about literature, politics, economics, histor...y, race, capitalism, gender, technology, and climate change.
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              ISBN 9780231190084
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk
               

              Antidemocracy in America: Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk (EPUB ebook)

              Edited by Klinenberg, Eric; Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin

              Antidemocracy in America is a collective effort to understand the fragility of American democracy and how to protect it from the buried contradictions that Trump's victory brought into view. It offers essays from leading scholars on topics including race, religion, gender, civil ...liberties, protest, inequality, immigration, and the media.
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              ISBN 9780231548724
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              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 25 Jun 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader
               

              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader (EPUB ebook)

              Edited by Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin

              Think in Public presents a selection of inspiring essays that exemplify the distinctive approach of the online magazine Public Books to public scholarship. Today's leading thinkers offer a guide to the most exciting contemporary ideas about literature, politics, economics, histor...y, race, capitalism, gender, technology, and climate change.
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              ISBN 9780231548717
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              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 25 Jun 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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