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American Idolatry: Celebrity, Commodity and Reality by Christopher E. Bell

By Christopher E. Bell

the preferred definition characterizes star as a made from manufacture instead of advantage. If popularity is taken to symbolize the popularity of accomplishment, then glossy superstar, against this, has to be in accordance with whatever except fulfillment, for big name and status aren't an analogous thing.
This booklet explores the method wherein big name is created, utilizing the 1st seven seasons of Fox Television’s American Idol as a framework for research of ways big name is outlined, generated, nurtured, and intensified.

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