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Alternative title: Fame in the Twentieth Century
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Fame in the 20th Century
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Clive James examines how the concept of fame has evolved in the course of the 20th Century with the rise of the mass media. He discusses the theory that now people are famous for who they are rather than for what they have done.

Notes

  • Related to the television programme of the same name.
  • Also available in sound recording format.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      BBC Books ,
      1993 .
      image of person or book cover 6463954688647885185.jpg
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      Extent: 256p.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports.
      Reprinted: 1994 With ISBN 0140234993 (pbk.)
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 056336274X, 9780563362746
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Random House ,
      1993 .
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      Extent: 256p.
      Edition info: 1st US ed.
      Description: illus., (some col.).
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 067942699X
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