Keeping up the Kardashian brand : celebrity, materialism, and sexuality /

The Kardashian family is a contemporary cultural touchstone, recognizable throughout the world, connoting warrantless celebrity, voluptuous beauty, and social media savviness. This book explores the Kardashians' brand and celebrity via narrative discourse analyses of the television reality seri...

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Main Author: McClain, Amanda Scheiner, 1979-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2014.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:The Kardashian family is a contemporary cultural touchstone, recognizable throughout the world, connoting warrantless celebrity, voluptuous beauty, and social media savviness. This book explores the Kardashians' brand and celebrity via narrative discourse analyses of the television reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, social media utilization, and popular press presence. This three-pronged study of Kardashian media permits insights into contemporaneous American culture, namely societal norms, values, and ideologies, as well as structural and cultural aspects of cross-platform brand.
Physical Description:1 online resource (v, 149 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780739177167
0739177168
130609416X
9781306094160
9780739177150
073917715X