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Diana’s Halo: Newslore as Folk Media Criticism

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore and folk response to media reporting on celebrity deaths. It provides some examples of the jokes about the death of Princess Diana and the murder of fashion ... More


Endings

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the hotel as a common site for narratives of death and finality. Just as the hotel seems to offer temporary resistance to modernity’s crushing burden in the form of ... More


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