Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era (Media by Janice Peck PDF

By Janice Peck

ISBN-10: 1594514682

ISBN-13: 9781594514685

ISBN-10: 1594514690

ISBN-13: 9781594514692

over the past twenty years Oprah Winfrey's trip has taken her from speak exhibit queen to-as Time journal has asserted-"one of an important figures in renowned culture." via her speak express, journal, site, seminars, charity paintings, and public appearances, her impact within the social, financial, and political arenas of yank lifestyles is significant and before, mostly unexamined. within the Age of Oprah, media student and journalist Janice Peck lines Winfrey's becoming cultural influence and illustrates the interesting parallels among her street to repute and fortune and the political-economic upward push of neoliberalism during this state. whereas trying to comprehend Oprah's ascent to the close to- iconic prestige that she enjoys at the present time, Peck's booklet presents a desirable window into the intersection of yank politics and tradition during the last zone century.

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