<span class="hi-italic">Understanding</span> Celebrity

Understanding Celebrity

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“An outstanding achievement… Graeme Turner writes with power and persuasion, and brilliantly explores what it is about celebrity today that should concern us all”

- Sean Redmond, Deakin University

“A key touchstone for celebrity studies. Turner thoughtfully illuminates the variety of production and consumption practices through which celebrity circulates today, whilst remaining sensitive to the complexity of power relations in play. An essential read for students and scholars in the field”

- Sue Holmes, University of East Anglia

“Cements Turner's status as the most important figure in celebrity studies… Turner's gaze fixes on developments in digital, social and global mediascapes, drawing media and celebrity studies into complex critical, political and cultural debates in his indomitable style”

- James Bennett, Royal Holloway, University of London

“An extraordinary synthesis of research and theory… ...

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