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The Frenzy Of Renown: Fame and Its History by  Leo Braudy - 1st edition - 1986 - from civilizingbooks (SKU: 384HIL50-0781)

The Frenzy Of Renown: Fame and Its History

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The Frenzy Of Renown: Fame and Its History

by Braudy, Leo

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Oxford University Press, NY, 1986. 1st edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. "Spanning thousands of years and fields ranging from politics to literature and mass media, 'The Frenzy of Renown' explores the unfolding relationship between the famous and their audiences, between fame and the representations that make it possible. Hailed as a landmark at its... publication... here is a major work that provides our celebrity-obsessed, post-historical society with a usable past." [Pub. Info] The history of fame from Homer through many including: St. Francis of Assissi, Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Carlyle, Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum, and Marilyn Monroe. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION.

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384HIL50-0781
Title
The Frenzy Of Renown: Fame and Its History
Author
Braudy, Leo
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Hardcover
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1st edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Oxford University Press, NY
Date published
1986
Keywords
American professor, cultural historian, fame.
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