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Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery An Essay on Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0231118139

ISBN-13: 9780231118132

Edition: 2003

Authors: Eva Illouz

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Oprah Winfrey is an unprecedented and important cultural phenomenon. This text aims to understand the reasons for her spectacular success and visibility.
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction: Oprah Winfrey and the Study of Culture
The Success of a Self-Failed Woman
Everyday Life as the Uncanny: The Oprah Winfrey Show as a New Cultural Genre
Pain and Circuses
The Hypertext of Identity
Suffering and Self-Help as Global Forms of Identity
The Sources and Resources of The Oprah Winfrey Show
Toward an Impure Critique of Popular Culture
Conclusion: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Television
Subject Index
Name Index