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Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Su Holmes, Diane Negra
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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: David Nash, Anne-Marie Kilday
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Adopting a microhistory approach, Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940 provides an in-depth examination of the evolution of the modern justice system. Drawing upon criminal cases and trials from England, Scotland, and Ireland, the book examines the errors, procedural systems, and the ways in which adverse influences
In the Limelight and Under the Microscope
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Diane Negra, Su Holmes
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

This timely collection explores the politics of female celebrity across a range of contemporary and historical media contexts. Amidst concerns about the apparent 'decline' in the currency of modern fame ('famous for being famous'), as well as debates about the shifting parameters of public/private visibility, it is female celebrities who
Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Rebecca Bell-Metereau
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-07 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Suffering in cinema can be crucial to how stars are cast in roles and perceived by audiences, whether it is performed on the screen or weathered in the form of scandal, heartbreak, disfiguration, or aging in an actor’s real life. In Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering, editors Rebecca
The Drama of Celebrity
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Sharon Marcus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-11 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A bold new account of how celebrity works Why do we care so much about celebrities? Who decides who gets to be a star? Do celebrities deserve the outsized attention they receive? Sharon Marcus challenges everything you thought you knew about our obsession with fame. Drawing on scrapbooks, diaries, and