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Celebrity stories under the gaze : understanding women's consumption and the representation of romance

Morey, Adele Louise


This thesis is situated in the field of feminist cultural studies and combines empirical audience research with textual analysis to examine aspects of the contemporary phenomenon of celebrity. Part One of the thesis draws on the strong tradition of feminist audience research to analyse women's consumption of media-based stories about celebrities. It is based on twenty-one semi-structured interviews that I conducted with women living in Australia. By focusing on consumption practices and the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d611b01140c2
Access Rights: Open Access


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