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Amossy, Ruth. Autobiographies of Movie Stars: Presentation of Self and Its Strategies. Poetics Today, 7.4 (1986), 673-703.

Austin, Thomas and Martin Barker, eds. Contemporary Hollywood Stardom. London: Arnold, 2003.

Babington, Bruce, ed. British Stars and Stardom. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2001.

Balio, Tino. The American Film Industry. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976.

Balio, Tino. Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939. Berkeley, L.A. and London: University of California Press, 1993.

Basinger, Jeanine. The Star Machine. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

Bean, Jennifer M. Technologies of Early Stardom and the Extraordinary Body. Camera Obscura, 48 vol. 16, no. 3 (2001), 8-57.

Bean, Jennifer M., ed. Flickers of Desire: Movie Stars of the 1910s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Benson, Lou. Images, Heroes and Self-Perceptions: The Struggle for Identity from Mask-Wearing to Authenticity. Englewood Hills: Prentice-Hall, 1974.

Butler, Jeremy G., ed. Star Texts: Image and Performance in Film and Television. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.

Cook, Pam. “Star Signs,” Screen 20. 3/4 (1979/1980),  80-88.

De Cordova, Richard. Picture Personalities: The Emergence of the Star System in America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Donald, James. “Star”. In The Cinema Book. Pam Cook, ed. London: BFI, 1985, 50-56.

Dyer, Richard. Stars. London: BFI, 1979.

Dyer, Richard. Stars.(With supplementary chapter by Paul McDonald). New Edition. London: BFI, 1998.

Dyer, Richard. Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1986.

Duchesne, Scott. Stardom/Fandom: Celebrity and Fan Tribute Performance. Canadian Theatre Review 141 (January 2010), 21-27.

Eberwein, Robert, ed. Acting for America: Movie Stars of the 1980s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Eckert, Charles. “The Carole Lombard in Macy’s Window.” In Fabrications: Costume and the Female Body. Jane Gaines and Charlotte Herzog, eds. 1990. New York & London: Routledge, 1990 (1978).

Ellis, John. Visible Fictions. Cinema. Television. Video. London and New York: Routledge, 1982.

Everett, Anna, ed. Pretty People: Movie Stars of the 1990s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2012.

Geraghty, Christine. “Re-examining Stardom: Questions of Texts, Bodies and Performances.” In Reinventing Film Studies. Christine Gledhill and Linda Williams, eds. London: Arnold, 2000, 183-201.

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

Griffith, Richard. The Movie Stars. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1970.

Griffin, Sean, ed. What Dreams Were Made Of: Movie Stars of the 1940s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Haskell, Molly. From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Herwitz, Daniel. The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Consumption. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.

Hillier, Jim. The New Hollywood, 1992.

Holmes, Su. 'Starring...Dyer?: Re-visiting Star Studies and Contemporary Celebrity Culture. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 2.2 (2005), 6-21.

Hudson, Dale. 'Just play yourself, "Maggie Cheung": Irma Vep, rethinking transnational stardom and unthinking national cinemas. Screen 47. 2 (Summer 2007), 213-32.

Hutchinson, Tom. Screen Goddesses. New York: Exeter Books, 1984.

Jaffe, Aaron and Jonathan Goldman, eds. Modernist Star Maps: Celebrity Modernity Culture. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2010.

Kindem, Gorham. “Hollywood’s Movie Star System: A Historical Overview.” In The American Movie Industry, Carbondale: Southern Illinois U. P., 1982.

King, Barry. “Stardom as an Occupation.” In The Hollywood Film Industry, P. Kerr ed. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.

King, Barry. Stardom, Celebrity, and the Money Form. The Velvet Light Trap 65 (Spring 2010), 7-19.

Klapp, Orrin. Heroes, Villains and Fools. Newport, RI: Aegis Publishing, 1962.

Klaprat, Cathy. “The Star as Market Strategy: Bette Davies in Another Light”. In The American Film Industry. Tino Balio, ed. Madison, Wisconsin:  The University of Wisconsin Press, 1985 (1978), 351-76.

Krämer, Peter and Alan Lovell, eds. Screen Acting. London and New York: Routledge, 1999.

Lowe, Victoria. "Something That Is US": Robert Donat, Screen Performance, and Stardom in the 1930s. Journal of Film and Video, 63. 3 (Fall 2011), 13-29.

Luckett, Moya. Toxic: The Implosion of Britney Spears's Star Image. The Velvet Light Trap 65 (Spring 2010), 39-41.

Macnab, Geoffrey. Searching for Stars. London: Continuum, 2001.

Mayne, Judith. “Star-Gazing.” In Cinema and Spectatorship. London: Routledge, 1993, 123-41.

McDonald, Paul. “Star Studies.” In Approaches to Popular Film. Joanne Hollows and Mark Jancovich, eds. Manchester: Manchester U. P., 1995, 79-97.

McDonald, Paul. The Star System: Hollywood’s Production of Popular Identities. London: Wallflower Press, 2000.

McDonald, Paul. Hollywood Stardom. Malden, Oxford, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

McLean, Adrienne L., ed. Glamour in a Golden Age: Movie Stars of the 1930s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Mordden, Ethan. Movie Star: A Look At the Women Who Made Hollywood. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1983.

Morin, Edgar. The Stars, trans. by Richard Howard. London: Evergreen Books Ltd, 1961. [originally published as Les Stars in 1957]

Morrison, James, ed. Hollywood Reborn: Movie Stars of the 1970s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Moseley, Rachel. Growing Up with Audrey Hepburn: Text, Audience, Resonance. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2002.

Naremore, James. Acting in the Cinema. Berkeley, L.A. and London: University of California Press, 1990 (1988).

Ndalianis, Angela and Charlotte Henry, eds. Stars in Our Eyes – The Star Phenomenon in the Contemporary Era. Conneticut: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Negra, Diane. Off-White Hollywood: American Culture and Ethnic Female Stardom. London & New York: Routledge, 2001.

Negra, Diane. Immigrant Stardom in Imperial America: Pola Negri and the Problem of Typology. Camera Obscura 48 vol. 16, no. 3 (2001), 158-95.

Negra, Diane. Brangelina: The Fertile Valley of Celebrity. The Velvet Light Trap, 65 (Spring 2010), 60-61.

Palmer, R. Barton, ed. Larger Than Life: Movie Stars of the 1950s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Petro, Patrice, ed. Idols of Modernity: Movie Stas of the 1920s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Pomerance, Murray, ed. Shining in Shadows: Movie Stars of the 2000s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Powdermaker, Hortense. Hollywood: The Dream Factory. Boston: Little Brown, 1950.

Robertson Wojcik, Pamela, ed. New Constellations: Movie Stars of the 1960s. New Brunswick, NJ, and London: Rutgers University Press, 2012.

Roberston Wojcik, Pamela. Typecasting. Criticism 45.2 (Spring 2003), 223-49.

Rosen, Marjorie. Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies and the American Dream. New York: Avon, 1973.

Slide, Anthony. Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine. University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

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

Staiger, Janet. Seeing Stars. The Velvet Light Trap, 20 (1983), 10-14.

Star Signs. Papers from a Weekend Workshop. London: BFI Education, 1982.

Studlar, Gaylyn. The Perils of Pleasure? Fan Magazine Discourse as Women's Commodified Culture in the 1920s. Wide Angle 13 (1991), 6-33.

Studlar, Gaylyn. This Mad Masquerade: Stardom and Masculinity in the Jazz Age. New York: Columbia U. P., 1996.

Tasker, Yvonne. Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema. London: Routledge, 1998.

Thompson, David. The Look on an Actor's Face. Sight and Sound 46 (1977), 240-44.

Tudor, Andrew. Image and Influence: Studies in the Sociology of Film. London: George Allen and Uwin, 1974.

Vincendeau, Ginette, ed. French Stars and Stardom. London: Continuum, 2000.

Waldman, Diane. “From Midnight Shows to Marriage Vows: Exploitation and Exhibition,” Wide Angle, 6. 2 (1984): 40-48.

Walker, Alexander. Stardom: The Hollywood Phenomenon. London: Michael Joseph, 1970.

Wasko, Janet. Hollywood in the Information Age: Beyond the Silver Screen, 1994.

Wilson, Julie A. Star Testing: The Emerging Politics of Celebrity Gossip. The Velvet Light Trap, 65 (Spring 2010), 25-38.

Wyatt, Justin. High Concept: Movies and Marketing in Hollywood. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.

Yacowar, Maurice. An Aesthetic Defence of the Star System in Films. Quarterly Review of Film Studies 4 (1979), 39-52.