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Download e-book for iPad: Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era (Media by Janice Peck

By Janice Peck

ISBN-10: 1594514682

ISBN-13: 9781594514685

ISBN-10: 1594514690

ISBN-13: 9781594514692

during the last 20 years Oprah Winfrey's trip has taken her from speak convey queen to-as Time journal has asserted-"one of crucial figures in renowned culture." via her speak convey, journal, web site, seminars, charity paintings, and public appearances, her impression within the social, monetary, and political arenas of yank lifestyles is massive and in the past, mostly unexamined. within the Age of Oprah, media student and journalist Janice Peck lines Winfrey's transforming into cultural effect and illustrates the attention-grabbing parallels among her street to reputation and fortune and the political-economic upward thrust of neoliberalism during this kingdom. whereas trying to comprehend Oprah's ascent to the close to- iconic prestige that she enjoys this day, Peck's booklet offers a desirable window into the intersection of yankee politics and tradition over the last region century.

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