People’s Republic of Desire

The documentary, People’s Republic of Desire by Hao Wu, prompts many venues for discussion. What does this film make you think about? From celebrity to aesthetics, ethics to marketing, finance to gender, the library can help you find research to build an argument for a paper or project.  Read on for several books (electronic or in print on 4F) as well as a series of guides from librarians on how to start researching any one of these topics:

Media & Globalization;

Business of Media;

Technology and Society;

Global and Transcultural Communication.

book jacketCelebrity in China
Louise P Edwards; Elaine Jeffreys
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press ©2010
HKU Press digital editions.
DS779.43 .C39 2010
Internet celebrity: understanding fame onlinebook jacket
Crystal Abidin
United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing 2018
HM851 .A238 2018



book jacketCelebricities: media culture and the phenomenology of gadget commodity life
Anthony Curtis Adler
New York, NY: Fordham University Press 2016
B825 .A3155 2016




book jacket

The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, Authorship, and the Public
Dorothea E. von Mücke
New York: Columbia University Press 2015
B802 .M79 2015



book jacketA pathognomy of performance
Simon Bayly
Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2011
PN1584 .B35 2011




book jacketFrom entertainment to citizenship: politics and popular culture
John Street; Sanna Inthorn; Martin Scott
Manchester: Manchester University Press 2013
JA75.7 .S7698 2013




book jacketGender, race, and class in media: a critical reader
Gail Dines; Jean McMahon Humez
P94.65.U6 G46 2015