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Book/Printed Material Spectacular Disappearances : Celebrity and Privacy, 1696-1801

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Title

  • Spectacular Disappearances : Celebrity and Privacy, 1696-1801

Names

  • Fawcett, Julia H., author

Created / Published

  • Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]

Contents

  • Introduction -- The celebrity emerges as the deformed king: Richard III, the king of the dunces, and the overexpression of Englishness -- The growth of celebrity culture: Colley Cibber, Charlotte Charke, and the overexpression of gender -- The canon of print: Laurence Sterne and the overexpression of character -- The fate of overexpression in the age of sentiment: David Garrick, George Anne Bellamy, and the paradox of the actor -- The memoirs of Perdita and the language of loss: Mary Robinson's alternative to overexpression -- Coda: overexpression and its legacy.

Headings

  • -  Celebrities--Great Britain--History--18th century
  • -  English literature--18th century--History and criticism
  • -  Fame--Social aspects--Great Britain--History--18th century
  • -  Privacy--Great Britain--History--18th century
  • -  Theater--Great Britain--History--18th century
  • -  Great Britain--Civilization--18th century

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-261) and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 online resource (ix, 280 pages)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • DA485

Repository

  • e-GenColVU Electronic Resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020715664

Rights Advisory

Access Advisory

  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • epub

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Chicago citation style:

Fawcett, Julia H., Author. Spectacular Disappearances: Celebrity and Privacy, -1801. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020715664/.

APA citation style:

Fawcett, J. H. (2016) Spectacular Disappearances: Celebrity and Privacy, -1801. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020715664/.

MLA citation style:

Fawcett, Julia H., Author. Spectacular Disappearances: Celebrity and Privacy, -1801. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020715664/>.