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Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity
by David Giles (Goodreads Author)
What drives people to crave fame and celebrity? How does fame affect people psychologically? These issues are frequently discussed by the media but psychologists have shied away from an academic investigation of the phenomenon of fame. In this lively, eclectic book, David Giles examines fame and celebrity from a variety of perspectives.
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published March 2nd 2000 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 12th 2000)
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After a brief spell working in the London music press in the 1980s I studied psychology and ended up lecturing at various English universities. Earlier this decade I published three psychology books, but I am now focusing mainly on fiction. My first novel is called 'Swaggering Swanks' - it's out now on Lulu (https://www.lulu.com/commerce/index.p...). A second novel is almost finished...and a colle ...moreMore about David Giles...