Diana, The Making of a Media Saint by Jeffrey Richards

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Cultural critics across disciplines present here a thoughtful, illuminating discussion of the myth of Diana--her career, appeal and iconicity. Chapters include: the Hollywoodization of Diana; Diana as a symbol of global consumption and suffering; Diana and Islam; spatial Diana; Diana as exemplar of a new religion; Diana and the therapy culture; and much more. Contributors include Rosalind Brunt, Alvin Cohan, Simon Critchley, Richard Fenn, and Paul Heelas.
 

About Jeffrey Richards

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Jeffrey Richards, Scott Wilson, and Linda Woodheadwork at the Institute of Cultural Research at Lancaster University, U.K.
 
Published December 3, 1999 by I. B. Tauris. 232 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Travel.