Byron's Romantic Celebrity

Byron's Romantic Celebrity Industrial Culture and the Hermeneutic of Intimacy - Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures

2007

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Synopsis

This book offers a new history and theory of modern celebrity. It argues that celebrity is a cultural apparatus that emerged in response to the Romantic industrialization of print and culture. It investigates the often strained interactions of artistic endeavour and commercial enterprise, and the place of celebrity culture in history of the self.

Book information

ISBN: 9781403999931
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Pub date:
Edition: 2007
DEWEY: 821.7
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 227
Weight: 434g
Height: 147mm
Width: 226mm
Spine width: 19mm