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Literary Celebrity and Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Title
Literary Celebrity and Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States [electronic resource] / Bonnie Carr O'Neill.
ISBN
0820351571
9780820351575
9780820351568 (hardback : alk. paper)
Published
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2017. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource (pages cm)
Local Notes
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Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Variant and related titles
Project MUSE - 2017 Complete.
Project MUSE - 2017 Global Cultural Studies.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 27, 2017
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: celebrity culture in the public sphere
P. T. Barnum: commercial pleasure and the creation of a mass audience
Walt Whitman: mediation, affect, and authority in celebrity culture
Ralph Waldo Emerson: the impersonal in the personal public sphere
Frederick Douglass: celebrity, privacy, and the embodied self
Fanny Fern: celebrity's revolutionary power.
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