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The Resource Heroes in a global world, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Gary Gumpert

Heroes in a global world, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Gary Gumpert

Label
Heroes in a global world
Title
Heroes in a global world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan J. Drucker, Gary Gumpert
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
302.2308
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P96.H46
LC item number
H47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drucker, Susan J
  • Gumpert, Gary
Series statement
Hampton Press communication series. Mass communications and journalism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes in mass media
  • Heroes
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
Heroes in a global world, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Gary Gumpert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 global communication environment of heroes / Susan Drucker & Gary Gumpert -- Heroes and/as communication / Lance Strate -- Global identification with celebrity heroes / William J. Brown & Benson P. Fraser -- U.S. and European heroism compared / John Dean -- From distant heroes to intimate friends : media and the metamorphosis of affection for public figures / Joshua Meyrowitz -- The wrinkle theory : the deconsecration of the hero / Gary Gumpert -- The two faces of Osama bin Laden : mass media representations as a force for evil and Arabic hero / Mahmoud Eid -- Female "heroe" at Ground Zero : verbal and visual accounts reconceptualize the "heroic" / Valerie Smith -- Heroes in a global world : an examination of traditional folkloric and mythic formulae for heroes and contemporary iterations / Susan Duffy -- A return of the "real?" discussions with children ages 5 to 13 about the contemporary hero / Cheryl Harris & Alison Alexander -- Defining the heroic in a context of Arab-Islamic values : a case study of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan of the UAE / Susan Swan & Timothy Walters -- Orality versus monotheism or media versus narratives : biblical heroes and the media environment of the spoken word / Eva Berger -- Menachem Begin : a hero's guiding vision / Sondra M. Rubenstein & Adam Ehrlich -- Hero or villain, but always a celebrity : John Paul II / Maria Way -- Gods in all things : media, culture, and cycles of heroic construction in Japan / Todd Holden -- Shrek as a test of the universality of the hero's quest / Steven C. Combs -- The mediated sports hero / Susan J. Drucker -- From hero to celebrity : the political economy of stardom / Philip Drake -- Celebrity law / Susan Drucker
Control code
148725172
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 488 pages
Isbn
9781572736955
Isbn Type
(paperbound)
Lccn
2007025682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)148725172
Label
Heroes in a global world, edited by Susan J. Drucker, Gary Gumpert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 global communication environment of heroes / Susan Drucker & Gary Gumpert -- Heroes and/as communication / Lance Strate -- Global identification with celebrity heroes / William J. Brown & Benson P. Fraser -- U.S. and European heroism compared / John Dean -- From distant heroes to intimate friends : media and the metamorphosis of affection for public figures / Joshua Meyrowitz -- The wrinkle theory : the deconsecration of the hero / Gary Gumpert -- The two faces of Osama bin Laden : mass media representations as a force for evil and Arabic hero / Mahmoud Eid -- Female "heroe" at Ground Zero : verbal and visual accounts reconceptualize the "heroic" / Valerie Smith -- Heroes in a global world : an examination of traditional folkloric and mythic formulae for heroes and contemporary iterations / Susan Duffy -- A return of the "real?" discussions with children ages 5 to 13 about the contemporary hero / Cheryl Harris & Alison Alexander -- Defining the heroic in a context of Arab-Islamic values : a case study of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan of the UAE / Susan Swan & Timothy Walters -- Orality versus monotheism or media versus narratives : biblical heroes and the media environment of the spoken word / Eva Berger -- Menachem Begin : a hero's guiding vision / Sondra M. Rubenstein & Adam Ehrlich -- Hero or villain, but always a celebrity : John Paul II / Maria Way -- Gods in all things : media, culture, and cycles of heroic construction in Japan / Todd Holden -- Shrek as a test of the universality of the hero's quest / Steven C. Combs -- The mediated sports hero / Susan J. Drucker -- From hero to celebrity : the political economy of stardom / Philip Drake -- Celebrity law / Susan Drucker
Control code
148725172
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 488 pages
Isbn
9781572736955
Isbn Type
(paperbound)
Lccn
2007025682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)148725172

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