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Landscape and Figure, Nation and Character

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the Peking opera star, both as a national celebrity and as a character on the stage. As stars and their images circulated throughout the nation, they became subjected to ... More


The Changing Image of Police Detectives in the Press

Haia Shpayer-Makov

in The Ascent of the Detective: Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199577408
eISBN:
9780191804465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199577408.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the metamorphosis of the image of the police detective from menacing figure to national celebrity, and the role played by the press in this process. Based on a review of a large ... More


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