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

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By Christopher E. Bell

the preferred definition characterizes famous person as a manufactured from manufacture instead of advantage. If reputation is taken to symbolize the popularity of feat, then sleek megastar, against this, needs to be according to anything except fulfillment, for big name and status aren't an analogous thing.
This e-book explores the method during which big name is created, utilizing the 1st seven seasons of Fox Television’s American Idol as a framework for research of ways star is outlined, generated, nurtured, and intensified.

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