Women, Celebrity and Cultures of Ageing: Freeze Frame

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Deborah Jermyn, Susan Holmes
Palgrave Macmillan UK, Aug 4, 2015 - Social Science - 203 pages
This book studies the relationship between women, ageing and celebrity. Focusing on an array of case studies and star/celebrity images, it aims to examine the powerful, contradictory and sometimes celebratory ways in which celebrity culture offers a crucial site for the contemporary and historical construction of discourses on ageing femininities.

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About the author (2015)

Deborah Jermyn is Reader in Film and Television at the University of Roehampton, UK. She has published widely on women, ageing and the media, including articles in CineAction; Critical Studies in Television and Celebrity Studies, and is the editor of Female Celebrity and Ageing: Back in the Spotlight (2013).
Su Holmes is Reader in Television at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is the author of numerous articles on celebrity and the co-editor of Framing Celebrity (2006); Stardom and Celebrity: A Reader (2007), and In the Limelight and Under the Microscope: Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity (2011).

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