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Spectacular disappearances : celebrity and privacy, 1696-1801

Title
Spectacular disappearances : celebrity and privacy, 1696-1801 / Julia H. Fawcett.
ISBN
9780472119806
047211980X
9780472121809
Publication
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2016.
Physical Description
1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations
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Variant and related titles
UMPEBC backlist 2011-2019.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 16, 2022
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction
The celebrity emerges as the deformed king: Richard III, the king of the dunces, and the overexpression of Englishness
The growth of celebrity culture: Colley Cibber, Charlotte Charke, and the overexpression of gender
The canon of print: Laurence Sterne and the overexpression of character
The fate of overexpression in the age of sentiment: David Garrick, George Anne Bellamy, and the paradox of the actor
The memoirs of Perdita and the language of loss: Mary Robinson's alternative to overexpression
Coda: overexpression and its legacy.
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Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
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