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Oprah Winfrey: The Tycoon

Juliet E. K. Walker

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Oprah Winfrey’s emergence as one of the nation’s leading entrepreneurs in the entertainment business, as well as an American cultural icon. Beginning in 1985 with The Oprah ... More


From the Lisbon Disaster to Oprah Winfrey: Suffering as Identity in the Era of Globalization

Eva Illouz (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines suffering as a form of collective identity, where transnational culture contains not only utopian possibilities but also makes a spectacle of private and public grief. It ... More


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