By P. David Marshall
Companion to Celebrity provides a multi-disciplinary selection of unique essays that discover myriad matters in relation to the origins, evolution, and present tendencies within the box of star studies.
- Offers a close, systematic, and transparent presentation of all elements of star stories, with a constitution that conscientiously construct its enquiry
- Draws at the most recent scholarly advancements in big name analyses
- Presents new and provocative methods of exploring celebrity’s meanings and textures
- Considers the innovative ways that new social media have impacted at the creation and intake of celebrity
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These structural changes have been accompanied by a life-denying ideology, which enforces and celebrates our social isolation. The war of every man against every man – competition and individualism, in other words – is the religion of our time, justified by a mythology of lone rangers, sole traders, selfstarters, self-made men and women, going it alone. For the most social of creatures, 10 P. David Marshall and Sean Redmond who cannot prosper without love, there is no such thing as society, only heroic individualism.
David Marshall Using the term genealogy of celebrity as opposed to the history of celebrity for this opening part is quite deliberate. It was Foucault via Nietzsche who used the concept of genealogy to describe some of his method. Genealogy for Foucault was designed to dismantle history in many ways in order to identify the relationship that particular formations of knowledge had to power (Foucault 1977). For Foucault, there was no transcendental truth or set of facts. He saw his essential genealogical work as identifying the patterns of discourse with which a certain idea or practice came into being.
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