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The Resource American heroes in a media age, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Robert S. Cathcart

American heroes in a media age, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Robert S. Cathcart

Label
American heroes in a media age
Title
American heroes in a media age
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan J. Drucker, Robert S. Cathcart
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drucker, Susan J
  • Cathcart, Robert S
Series statement
Hampton Press communication series. Mass communications and journalism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes
  • Popular culture
  • Celebrities
Label
American heroes in a media age, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Robert S. Cathcart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-321) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The hero as a communication phenomenon / Susan Drucker and Robert S. Cathcart -- Heroes: a communication perspective / Lance Strate -- Are heroes always men? / Joan M. Fayer -- From hero to celebrity: the media connection / Robert S. Cathcart -- The wrinkle theory: the deconsecration of the hero / Gary Gumpert -- The life and death of media friends: new genres of intimacy and mourning / Joshua Meyrowitz -- The mediated sports hero / Susan J. Drucker
  • The making of a journalistic celebrity, 1963 / Barbie Zelizer -- Autobiography, cultural mythology and the modern hero / David Bryan McLennan -- Iacocca: Chrysler's mass-mediated hero (1979-1983) / Risë J. Samra -- Phyllis Schlafly: great mother, heroine, villain / Karin J. Billions -- Rhetorical devices for hero making: Charles Lindbergh and John F. Kennedy / Carol Wilkie Wallace -- From celebrity entrepreneur to civic hero: Donald Trump's campaign of self-transformation / Brenda Cooper, David Descutner, and Sandra Alspach -- Theorizing postmodern stars: George Michael and Madonna / Florence Rogers and Michael Real
  • From wild western prodigy to the ageless wonder: the mediated evolution of Nolan Ryan / Nick Trujillo and Leah R. Vande Berg -- Jimmy Swaggart as hero: people of a narrative tradition / Kathaleen Reid -- The celebrity and the fan: a media relationship / Susan J. Drucker and Robert S. Cathcart -- Who are the Puerto Rican heroes?: a cross-cultural study / Joseph Ferri, Joan M. Fayer, and Alma Simounet-Geigel -- Trying to learn how to walk like the heroes: Bruce Springsteen, popular music, and the hero/celebrity / Thomas Gencarelli
Control code
30702964
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 pages
Isbn
9781881303206
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1615178
Label
American heroes in a media age, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Robert S. Cathcart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-321) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The hero as a communication phenomenon / Susan Drucker and Robert S. Cathcart -- Heroes: a communication perspective / Lance Strate -- Are heroes always men? / Joan M. Fayer -- From hero to celebrity: the media connection / Robert S. Cathcart -- The wrinkle theory: the deconsecration of the hero / Gary Gumpert -- The life and death of media friends: new genres of intimacy and mourning / Joshua Meyrowitz -- The mediated sports hero / Susan J. Drucker
  • The making of a journalistic celebrity, 1963 / Barbie Zelizer -- Autobiography, cultural mythology and the modern hero / David Bryan McLennan -- Iacocca: Chrysler's mass-mediated hero (1979-1983) / Risë J. Samra -- Phyllis Schlafly: great mother, heroine, villain / Karin J. Billions -- Rhetorical devices for hero making: Charles Lindbergh and John F. Kennedy / Carol Wilkie Wallace -- From celebrity entrepreneur to civic hero: Donald Trump's campaign of self-transformation / Brenda Cooper, David Descutner, and Sandra Alspach -- Theorizing postmodern stars: George Michael and Madonna / Florence Rogers and Michael Real
  • From wild western prodigy to the ageless wonder: the mediated evolution of Nolan Ryan / Nick Trujillo and Leah R. Vande Berg -- Jimmy Swaggart as hero: people of a narrative tradition / Kathaleen Reid -- The celebrity and the fan: a media relationship / Susan J. Drucker and Robert S. Cathcart -- Who are the Puerto Rican heroes?: a cross-cultural study / Joseph Ferri, Joan M. Fayer, and Alma Simounet-Geigel -- Trying to learn how to walk like the heroes: Bruce Springsteen, popular music, and the hero/celebrity / Thomas Gencarelli
Control code
30702964
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 pages
Isbn
9781881303206
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1615178

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