Search for dissertations about: "Celebrity Culture"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Celebrity Culture.

  1. 1. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Every Man His Own Monument Self-Monumentalizing in Romantic Britain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Chris Haffenden; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Self-monumentalizing; self-made immortality; history of celebrity; cultural memory; historical consciousness; Jeremy Bentham; Auto-Icon; John Soane; Soane Museum; Benjamin Robert Haydon; autobiography; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : From framing private homes as museums, to sitting for life masks and appointing biographers, new forms of self-monumentalizing emerged in the early nineteenth century. In this study I investigate the emergence and configuration of such practices in Romantic Britain. READ MORE