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The Resource The Oprah phenomenon, edited by Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson

The Oprah phenomenon, edited by Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson

Label
The Oprah phenomenon
Title
The Oprah phenomenon
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With a Foreword by Robert J. Thompson Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing the talk show host's unique style of self-actualizing individualism. The cultural and economic power wielded by Winfrey merits critical evaluation. The contributors to The Oprah Phenomenon examine the origins of her public image and its substantial influence on politics, entertainment, and popular opinion. Contributors address praise from her many supporters and weigh criticisms from
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
791.4502/8092
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.W56
LC item number
O67 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harris, Jennifer
  • Watson, Elwood
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Entertainers
  • Television personalities
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Fine Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Label
The Oprah phenomenon, edited by Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Oprah Winfrey as subject and spectacle / Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson. pt. I. Oprah Winfrey and race. The specter of Oprah Winfrey: critical black female spectatorship / Tarshia L. Stanley -- My mom and Oprah Winfrey: her appeal to white women / Linda Kay -- The "Oprahization" of America: The man show and the redefinition of black femininity / Valerie Palmer-Mehta. pt. II. Oprah Winfrey on the stage. Oprah Winfrey and women's autobiography: a televisual performance of the therapeutic self / Eva Illouz and Nik John -- From fasting to self-acceptance: Oprah Winfrey and weight loss in American culture / Ella Howard -- Spiritual talk: The Oprah Winfrey show and the popularization of the New Age / Maria McGrath -- Oprah Winfrey and spirituality / Denise Martin -- Phenomenon on trial: reading rhetoric at Texas Beef v. Oprah Winfrey / Jennifer Richardson. pt. III. Oprah Winfrey on the page. Oprah's Book Club and the American dream / Malin Pereira -- Some lessons before dying: gender, morality, and the missing critical discourse in Oprah's Book Club / Roberta F. Hammett and Audrey Dentith -- Making corrections to Oprah's Book Club: reclaiming literary power for gendered literacy management / Sarah Robbins -- Knowing for sure: epistemologies of the autonomous self in O, the Oprah magazine / Marjorie Jolles -- Oprah Winfrey's branding of personal empowerment / Damiana Gibbons
Control code
ocn166261766
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813137094
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg19w
  • 4D9D7D13-3D67-4584-AF1B-DCAC44C51156
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o166261766
  • (OCoLC)166261766
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The Oprah phenomenon, edited by Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Oprah Winfrey as subject and spectacle / Jennifer Harris and Elwood Watson. pt. I. Oprah Winfrey and race. The specter of Oprah Winfrey: critical black female spectatorship / Tarshia L. Stanley -- My mom and Oprah Winfrey: her appeal to white women / Linda Kay -- The "Oprahization" of America: The man show and the redefinition of black femininity / Valerie Palmer-Mehta. pt. II. Oprah Winfrey on the stage. Oprah Winfrey and women's autobiography: a televisual performance of the therapeutic self / Eva Illouz and Nik John -- From fasting to self-acceptance: Oprah Winfrey and weight loss in American culture / Ella Howard -- Spiritual talk: The Oprah Winfrey show and the popularization of the New Age / Maria McGrath -- Oprah Winfrey and spirituality / Denise Martin -- Phenomenon on trial: reading rhetoric at Texas Beef v. Oprah Winfrey / Jennifer Richardson. pt. III. Oprah Winfrey on the page. Oprah's Book Club and the American dream / Malin Pereira -- Some lessons before dying: gender, morality, and the missing critical discourse in Oprah's Book Club / Roberta F. Hammett and Audrey Dentith -- Making corrections to Oprah's Book Club: reclaiming literary power for gendered literacy management / Sarah Robbins -- Knowing for sure: epistemologies of the autonomous self in O, the Oprah magazine / Marjorie Jolles -- Oprah Winfrey's branding of personal empowerment / Damiana Gibbons
Control code
ocn166261766
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813137094
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg19w
  • 4D9D7D13-3D67-4584-AF1B-DCAC44C51156
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o166261766
  • (OCoLC)166261766
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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