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Illusions of Immortality

A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity

Illusions of Immortality( )
Author: Giles, David
ISBN:978-0-333-75450-4
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Imprint:Red Globe Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $52.99
Book Description:

What drives people to crave fame and celebrity? How does fame affect people psychologically? These issues are frequently discussed by the media but up till now psychologists have shied away from an academic away from an academic investigation of the phenomenon of fame. In this lively, eclectic book David Giles examines fame and celebrity from a variety of perspectives. He argues that fame should be seen as a process rather than a state of being, and that `celebrity' has largely emerged...
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Book Details
Pages:187
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Biography & Autobiography / Rich & Famous
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.655 x 8.58 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:0.572 Pounds



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