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Fashioning celebrity

Laura Engel

Fashioning celebrity

eighteenth-century British actresses and strategies for image making

by Laura Engel

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLaura Engel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2597 .E54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384386M
ISBN 100814211488
ISBN 109780814211489, 9780814292471
LC Control Number2010038010

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Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making, by Laura Engel, considers the lives and careers of four actresses: Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, Mary Wells, and Fanny Kemble. Using conventions of the era s portraiture, fashion, literature, and the theater in order to create their personas on and off Price: $ Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making, by Laura Engel, considers the lives and careers of four actresses: Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, Mary Wells, and Fanny by: Fashioning Celebrity suggests that eighteenth-century practices of self-promotion mirror contemporary ideas about marketing, framing, and selling the elusive self, providing a way to begin to chart a history of our contemporary obsession with fame and our preoccupation with the rise and fall of famous women.

Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making, by Laura Engel, considers the lives and careers of four actresses: Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, Mary Wells, and Fanny Kemble.

Using conventions of the era's portraiture, fashion, literature, and the theater in order to create their personas on and off. Fashioning Celebrity is a rewarding book for students and scholars in theatre studies, performance studies, eighteenth-century studies, and gender studies.” —Kristina Straub, professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University.

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“Fashioning Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Century brings together disparate reading practices influenced by art history, book history, literary theory, close reading and twentieth-century philosophy, to analyse three poet-celebrities ranging from the early eighteenth century to the late Romantic period: Alexander Pope, Mary Robinson and Lord Byron.

Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Fashioning Celebrity originally began as my dissertation at Columbia Uni-versity. I want to thank my advisors Julie Stone Peters, Jean Howard, and Michael Seidel who encouraged me to go forth with what must have seemed then to be a slightly eccentric undertaking.

In the years that followed ICited by: “Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity is an important book, in which Jonathan Goldman makes a strong case for the position taken in the book’s title, supporting it with elegant readings of texts by an interesting range of modernists.

It is well informed, clearly written, and very persuasive—a real contribution to modernist studies.”. Writing Celebrity is divided into three major sections.

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Editorial Reviews. Fashioning Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Century brings together disparate reading practices influenced by art history, book history, literary theory, close reading and twentieth-century philosophy, to analyse three poet-celebrities ranging from the early eighteenth century to the late Romantic period: Alexander Pope, Mary Robinson and Lord Author: Gerald Egan.Download PDF Fashioning Fashion book full free.

Fashioning Fashion available for download and read online in other formats. and carefully argued, this book makes a striking and wonderfully original contribution to studies of authorship, celebrity and material culture.” — Dr Jennie Batchelor, Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies.Book Review | December 01 Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity Author: Colbey Emmerson Reid.