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Author Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard)

Title Self-exposure : human-interest journalism and the emergence of celebrity in America, 1890-1940 / Charles L. Ponce de Leon.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 325 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-313) and index.
Contents Becoming visible: fame and celebrity in the modern age -- The rise of celebrity journalism -- Exposure or publicity?: the paradox of celebrity journalism -- True success: the master plot of celebrity journalism -- From parasites to public servants: the rehabilitation of the rich -- Practical idealism: political celebrity in an age of reform -- There's no business like show business: celebrity and the popular culture industries -- Heroes and pretenders: athletic celebrity and the commercialization of sports.
Summary This publication gives a new interpretation of the emergence of celebrity, a key part of contemporary American culture. It looks at its historical roots and the development of human-interest journalism.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Sensationalism in journalism -- United States.
Celebrities -- Press coverage -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard). Self-exposure. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002 0807827290 0807854034 (DLC) 2002002099 (OCoLC)49029550
ISBN 0807862215 (electronic bk.)
9780807862216 (electronic bk.)
0807827290 (alk. paper)
9780807827291 (alk. paper)
0807854034 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780807854037 (pbk. ; alk. paper)