Posts Tagged "Ellis Cashmore"

Ellis Cashmore – Celebrity Cultures (3rd Edition)

Posted on Oct 13, 2023 | 0 comments

“I highly recommend Ellis Cashmore for his ground-breaking publication, Celebrity Culture (Routledge). In its 3rd edition, the book equips students, researchers, and the public with urgent insights on fame. In radically pushing the boundaries of normative understandings around 21st-century celebrities, Cashmore identifies ironies, illusions, and ideological dilemmas of stardom. He leaves readers with a reality check and promises for what was once genius and unique – talent in the quest for authenticity.” – Samita Nandy, Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies...

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Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 | 0 comments

From Shanisa Emmons (Bloomsbury Publishing) Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption Ellis Cashmore “Examines Taylor with the thoroughness of a jeweller with a loupe” – The Sunday Times “In the cigar-chomping Hollywood of the Fifties … how did Taylor manage to call the shots? Ellis Cashmore’s book is an impressive answer … [His] thesis … [on the effects of Taylor’s unfailing ability to merge art and life is what] makes his book compelling.” -The Daily Telegraph “A rich and illuminating reassessment” – The Washington...

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