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Bettymania and the birth of celebrity culture

Jeffrey Kahan

Bettymania and the birth of celebrity culture

by Jeffrey Kahan

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Published by Lehigh University Press in Bethlehem .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJeffrey Kahan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2598.B63 K35 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476960M
ISBN 100982131364
ISBN 109780982131367
LC Control Number2009053264
OCLC/WorldCa495597256

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A thirteen-year-old boy, William-Henry West Betty, arrived and, in a seeming instant, took Ireland, Scotland, and England by storm. Free Online Library: Bettymania and the birth of celebrity culture.(Brief article, Book review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews.

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a book, Bettymania and the Birth of Celebrity Culture. In this article, I want to revisit the topic, not because Bettymania matches our present reality but, ra-ther, to measure our present paradigm against its originator.

Whatever new era we now occupy, it can no longer be accurately dubbed ‘‘celebrity-driven.’’ Given. In Bettymania and the Birth of Celebrity Culture, Kahan presents the first book-length analysis of a colorful character named William Henry West Betty, whom one might dub the "Shirley Temple" of the British Romantic era.

Master Betty, as he was known, was all the rage, taking Scotland, Ireland, and eventually London by storm as a theatrical wunderkind. A study of Bettymania may well offer us some insight into the emergence of celebrity culture and the means by which it continues to be fashioned and maintained.

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