Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society (2nd edition)

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Richard Dyer's classic study of movie stars and stardom has been updated, with a new introduction by the author discussing the rise of celebrity culture and developments in the study of stars since publication of the first edition in 1986. Dyer's illuminating study is based around case studies of three major stars: Marilyn Monroe, Paul Robeson and Judy Garland. He draws on a wide range of sources, including the films in which each star appeared, to illustrate how each star's persona was constructed, and goes on to examine ...

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Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society
2004, Routledge, London, England

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2003, Routledge, London, England

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Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society
1987, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

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1986, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

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1986, British Film Institute

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1986, British Film Institute, London, England

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