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Holmes, Su

Women, Celebrity and Cultures of Ageing

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: A Timely Intervention — Unravelling the Gender/Age/Celebrity Matrix
Deborah Jermyn, Su Holmes

2. Here, There and Nowhere: Ageing, Gender and Celebrity Studies
Su Holmes, Deborah Jermyn

3. Reconfiguring Elinor Glyn: Ageing Female Experience and the Origins of the ‘It Girl’
Karen Randell, Alexis Weedon

4. Bette Davis: Acting and Not Acting Her Age
Martin Shingler

5. Moms Mabley and Whoopi Goldberg: Age, Comedy and Celebrity
Sadie Wearing

6. ‘Je joue le rôle d’une petite vieille, rondouillarde et bavarde, qui raconte sa vie…’ [‘I am playing the role of a little old lady, pleasantly plump and talkative, who is telling the story of her life…’]: The Significance of Agnès Varda’s Old Lady Onscreen
Rona Murray

7. Ageing Grace/Fully: Grace Jones and the Queering of the Diva Myth
Nathalie Weidhase

8. From the Woman Who ‘Had It All’ to the Tragic, Ageing Spinster: The Shifting Star Persona of Jennifer Aniston
Susan Berridge

9. ‘Don’t Wear Beige — It Might Kill You’: The Politics of Ageing and Visibility in Fabulous Fashionistas
Deborah Jermyn

10. The Best Exotic Graceful Ager: Dame Judi Dench and Older Female Celebrity
Melanie Williams

11. ‘I’m Not Past My Sell By Date Yet!’: Sarah Jane’s Adventures in Postfeminist Rejuvenation and the Later-Life Celebrity of Elisabeth Sladen
Hannah Hamad

12. ‘Call the Celebrity’: Voicing the Experience of Women and Ageing through the Distinctive Vocal Presence of Vanessa Redgrave
Ros Jennings, Eva Krainitzki

Keywords: Science, Science, general

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
216 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137495129
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-58090-3

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