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Wilde in America : Oscar Wilde and the invention of modern celebrity

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Oscar Wilde was hired to go to America to promote a Gilbert & Sullivan work by presenting lectures on interior decorating. But Wilde had his own business plan. He would go to promote himself. And he did, traveling some 15,000 miles and visiting 150 American cities as he created a template for fame creation that still works today.

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Red Jacket Community Library 828.809 FRI (Text)
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1001 . ‡aFriedman, David M., ‡d1949-
24510. ‡aWilde in America : ‡bOscar Wilde and the invention of modern celebrity / ‡cDavid M. Friedman.
24630. ‡aOscar Wilde and the invention of modern celebrity
250 . ‡aFirst Edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bW. W. Norton & Co., ‡c[2014]
264 4. ‡c©2014
300 . ‡a316 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡billustrations, portraits, facsimiles, photographs ; ‡c25 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 261-294) and index.
5050 . ‡aPrologue: Take your show on the road -- Build your brand -- Work the room -- Strike a pose -- Celebrity is contagious -- The subject is always you -- Promote is just another word for provoke -- Keep yourself amused -- Go where you're wanted (and even where you're not) -- Don't believe the hype.
520 . ‡aOscar Wilde was hired to go to America to promote a Gilbert & Sullivan work by presenting lectures on interior decorating. But Wilde had his own business plan. He would go to promote himself. And he did, traveling some 15,000 miles and visiting 150 American cities as he created a template for fame creation that still works today.
60010. ‡aWilde, Oscar, ‡d1854-1900 ‡xTravel ‡zUnited States ‡vBiography.
60010. ‡aWilde, Oscar, ‡d1854-1900 ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aAuthors, Irish ‡y19th century ‡vBiography.
650 7. ‡aBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
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