Celebrity Culture

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Adams, Bludford. E Pluribus Barnum. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Adler, Patricia A. and Adler, Peter. “The Glorified Self: The Aggrandizement and the Constriction of Self,” Social Psychology Quarterly, vol. 52, no. 4 (December 1989), 299-310.

Armstrong, Nancy. “Modernism’s Iconophobia and What it Did to Gender,” Modernism/Modernity vol. 5 no. 2, 1998, 47-75.

Baker, Thomas N. Sentiment and Celebrity: Nathaniel Parker Willis and the Trials of Literary Fame. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Barney, Tim. “Celebrity, Spectacle, and the Conspiracy Culture of Election 2000,” American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 44, no. 2 (August 2001).

Barnum, Phineas Taylor. The Life of PT Barnum, Written by Himself. Intro by Terence WhalenUrbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Basil, Michael D. “Identification as a Mediator of Celebrity Effects,” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, vol. 40, 1996, 478-95.

Baty, S. Paige.  American Monroe: The Making of a Body Politic. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Blake, David Haven. “Campbell McGrath and the Spectacle Society,” Michigan Quarterly Review, vol. 41, no. 2 (Spring 2000), 249-72.

Blake, David Haven. “Public Dreams: Berryman, Clebrity, and the Culture of Confession,” American Literary History vol. 13, no. 4 (Winter 2001), 716-36.

Blonsky, Marshall. American Mythologies. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Boorstin, Daniel. The Image: A Guide to Pseudo Events in America. New York: Vintage, 1992 (1962)..

Braudy, Leo. The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997 (1986).

Briggs, Peter M. 1991. “Laurence Sterne and Literary Celebrity in 1760.” The Age of Johnson vol. 4, 1991, 251-73.

Burns, Sarah. “Performing the Self”, in Inventing the Modern Artist: Art and Culture in Gilded Age America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999, 221-46.

Cawelti, John G.  “The Writer as a Celebrity: Some Aspects of American Literature as Popular Culture.” Studies in American Fiction, vol. 5, 1977, 161-74.

Chancey, Jill R.  “Diana Doubled: The Fairytale Princess and the Photographer,” NWSA Journal vol. 11, no. 2, 1999, 163-75.

Cherches, Peter. Star Course: Popular Lectures and the Marketing of Celebrity In Nineteenth-Century America. NYU Dissertation, May 1997.

Coombe, Rosemary J. “The Celebrity Image and Cultural Identity: Publicity Rights and the Subaltern Politics of Gender.” Discourse no. 14 (Spring 1992), 59-88.

Cowen, Tyler. What Price Fame? Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Curnutt, Kirk. “Inside and Outside: Gertrude Stein on Identity, Celebrity and Authenticity.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 23 no 2 (Winter 1999/2000), 291-308.

DeAngelis, Midhael. Gay Fandom and Crossover Stardom: James Dean, Mel Gibson, and Keanu Reeves. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

Debord, Guy. The Society of the Spectacle. Trans. Donal Nicholson-Smith. New York: Zone Books, 1995 (1967).

Dixon, Wheeler Winston. Disaster and Memory: Celebrity Culture and the Rise of Hollywood Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Dugdale, Timothy. “The Fan and (Auto)Biography: Writing the Self in the Stars.” Journal of Mundane Behavior, vol. 1, no. 2 (June). http://www.mundanebehavior.org/

Duvall, John N. “Baseball as Aesthetic Ideology: Cold War History, Race, and DeLillo’s ‘Pafko at the Wall’” Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, 1995

Dyer, Richard. Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society. New York: St. Martin’s Press 1987.

Dyer, Richard. Stars. Revised edition. London: British Film Institute,1998.

Einerson, Martha J. “Fame, Fortune, and Failure: Young Girls’ Moral Language Surrounding Popular Culture,” Youth & Society no. 30, 1998, 241-57.

Ferris, Kerry O. “Through a Glass, Darkly: The Dynamics of Fan-Celebrity Encounters.” Symbolic Interaction, no. 24, 2001, 25-47.

Fisher, Philip “Appearing and Disappearing in Public: Social Space in late Nineteenth Century Literature and Culture.” Harvard Studies no. 13, 1986, ed. Sacvan Bercovitch.

Fiske, John.  “Madonna.” Reading the Popular. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1989, 95-113.

Flanagan, Mary. “Mobile Identities, Digital Star, and Post Cinematic Selves,” Wide Angle vol. 21 no. 1, 1999, 77-93.

Flanzbaum, Hilene. “Surviving the Marketplace: Robert Lowell and the Sixties,” The New England Quarterly vol. 48, no. 1 (March 1995), 44-57.

Flatley, Jonathan. “Warhol Gives Good Face: Publicity and the Politics of Prosopopoeia.” In Pop Out: Queer Warhol. Jennifer Doyle, Jonathan Flatley, and José Esteban Muñoz, eds. Durham: Duke University Press, 1996, 101-31.

Gabler, Neal. Life The Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality. New York: Vintag, 2000 (1998).

Gabler, Neal. Winchell: Gossip, Power, and the Culture of Celebrity. New York: Vintage, 1995.

Gamson, Joshua. Claims to Fame: Celebrity in Contemporary America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Gamson, Joshua. “Jessica Hahn, Media Whore: Sex Scandals and Female Publicity.” Critical Studies in Media Communication vol. 18, no. 2 (June 2001).

Giles, David. Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity. New York: St. Martin’s, 2000.

Glass, Loren. “‘Nobody’s Renown: Plagiarism and Publicity in the Career of Jack London.” American Literature vol. 71 no. 3 (September 1999), 529-49.

Glass, Loren. “Trademark Twain.” American Literary History vol. 13, no. 4 (Winter 2001), 671-93.

Gledhill, Christine, ed. Stardom: Industry of Desire. London: Routledge, 1991.

Globe, Mark. “Cameo Appearances; or, When Gertrude Stein Checks into Grand Hotel.” MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly vol. 62, no. 2 (June 2001), 117-63.

Harris, Neil. Humbug: The Art of P.T. Barnum. Boston, MA: Little Brown and Co. 1973.

Homes, Susan and Redmond, Sean, eds. Celebrity Culture. London: Routledge, 2005.

Homes, Susan and Redmond, Sean, eds. Fame Culture: A Reader. London: Sage, 2005.

Horkheimer, Max and Theodor W. Adorno. “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception.” Dialectic of Enlightenment. Trans. John Cumming. New York: Herder and Herder, 1972 (1944).

Johnson, Ronna. “‘You’re Putting Me On’: Jack Kerouac and the Postmodern Emergence.” College Literature vol. 27, no. 1 (Winter 2000).

Kaplan, Amy. “Edith Wharton’s Profession of Authorship.” ELH, vol. 53, no. 2 (Summer 1986), 433-57.

Kasson, Joy. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000.

Landay, Lori. “Millions Love Lucy: Commodification and the Lucy Phenomenon.” NWSA Journal vol. 11, no. 2 (Summer 1999), 25-47.

Lang, Gladys and Lang, Karl. ”Recognition and Renown: the Survival of Artistic Reputation.” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 94, no. 1 (July 1998), 79-109.

Leets, Laura, Gavin de Becker, and Howard Giles. “Fans: Exploring Expressed Motivations for Contacting Celebrities.” Journal of Language and Social Psychology, vol. 14, nos. 1-2 (March 1995), 102-23.

Leff, Leonard. Hemingway and His Conspirators: Hollywood, Scribners, and the Making of American Celebrity Culture. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 1997.

Look, Hugh. 1999. “The Author as Star.” Publishing Research Quarterly vol. 15, 1999, 12-29.

Lowenthal, Leo. “The Triumph of Mass Idols” (1944). Literature, Popular Culture, and Society. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1961.

Mailer, Norman. Advertisement for Myself. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Margolis, Stacey. “The Public Life: The Discourse of Privacy in the Age of Celebrity.” Arizona Quarterly, vol. 51, vol. 2 (Summer 1995), 81-101.

Marshall, P. David. Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Marshall, P. David. “The Celebrity Legacy of the Beatles.” The Beatles: Popular Music and Society. MacMillan Press, Ltd, 2000, 163-75.

Mattick, Paul. “The Andy Warhol of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Andy Warhol.” Critical Inquiry vol. 24, no. 2 (Summer 1998), 965-87.

McGrath, Campell. “The Bob Hope Poem.” Spring Comes to Chicago. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco, 1996.

Moran, Joe.  Star Authors: Literary Celebrity in America. London: Pluto Press, 2000.

Newbury, Michael. 1994. “Eaten Alive: Slavery and Celebrity in Antebellum America.” ELH, vol. 61 no. 1, 1994, 159-87.

Norton, Anne. Republic of Signs: Liberal Theory and American Popular Culture. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1993.

O’Donnell, Heather. “Stumbling on Henry James.” The Henry James Review, vol. 21, no. 3, 2000, 234-41.

Pattanaik, Dipti R. “‘The Holy Refusal’: A Vedantic Interpretation of J.D. Salinger’s Silence.” MELUS, vol. 23, no. 2 (Summer 1998), 113-27.

Raeburn, John. “Ernest Hemingway: The Public Writer as Popular Culture.” Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 8 no. 1, 1974, 91-98.

Rein, Irving J., Philip Kotler, and Martin Stoller. High Visibility: The Making and Marketing of Professionals into Celebrities. Chicago: NTC Business Books, 1997.

Robbins, Bruce W. “Celeb-Reliance: Intellectual, Celebrity, and Upward Mobility.” Post Modern Culture, vol. 9, no. 2, 1999.

Rubey, Dan. “Voguing at the Carnival: Desire and Pleasure on MTV.” South Atlantic Quarterly vol. 90, no. 4 (Spring 1997), 871-906.

Schickel, Richar. Intimate Strangers: The Culture of Celebrity. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1985

Schmid, David. Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Schmitt, Raymons L. and Leonard, Wilbert M. “Immortalizing the Self Through Sport.” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 91, no. 5 (March 1986), 1088-1111.

Sexton, Anne. “The Freak Show” (1973). No Evil Star: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Prose. Ed. Steven E. Colburn. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1985, 33-38.

Smart, Judith. “The Evangelist as Star: The Billy Graham Crusade in Australia, 1959.” Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 33, no. 1, 1999, 165-75.

Stacey, Jackie. Star Gazing: Hollywood Cinema and Female Spectatorship. New York: Routledge,1994.

Till, Brian and Shimp, Terrence. “Endorsers in Advertising – The Case of Negative Celebrity Information.” Journal of Advertising, vol. 27, no. 1, 1998, 67-83.

Tomc, Sandra. “An Idle Industry: Nathaniel Parker Willis and the Workings of Literary Leisure.” American Quarterly, vol. 49, no. 4, 1997, 780-805.

Troy, Gil. “JFK: Celebrity-In-Chief or Commander-In-Chief?” Reviews in American History, vol. 26, no. 3, 1998, 630-36.

Walsh, Chris. “Stardom Is Born: The Religion and Economy of Publicity in Henry James’ The BostoniansAmerican Literary Realism, (Spring 1997), 15-25.

Wicke, Jennifer. “Celebrity Material: Materialist Feminism and the Culture of Celebrity.” In Feminism, the Public and the Private. Joan B. Landes, ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Williamson, Catherine. “Swimming Pools, Movie Stars: The Celebrity Body in the Post-War Marketplace,” Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture and Media Studies, no. 38, 1996.

Wilson, Cintra. A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Re-Examined as a Grotesque, Crippling Disease and Other Cultural Revelations. New York: Viking, 2000.

Zengotita, Thomas de. “Celebrity, Irony, and You.” The Nation, 2 December 1996, 15-18.