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Celebrity in China

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Celebrity in China

Louise Edwards and Elaine Jeffreys

Celebrity is a pervasive aspect of everyday life and a growing field of academic inquiry. This is a book-length exploration of celebrity culture in the People's Republic of China and its interaction with international norms of celebrity production. The book comprises case studies from popular culture (film, music, dance, literature, the Internet); official culture (military, political, and moral exemplars) and business celebrities. The breadth of inquiry here illuminates the ways capitalism and communism converge in the elevation of ... Read more


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