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Author English, James F., 1958-

Title The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value / James F. English.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 409 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-390) and index.
Contents The age of award -- Prize frenzy -- Precursors of the modern cultural prize -- The logic of proliferation -- Prizes as entertainment -- Peculiarities of the awards industry -- The making of a prize -- Taste management -- Trophies as objects of production and trade -- The game and its players -- Scandalous currency -- The new rhetoric of prize commentary -- Strategies of condescension, styles of play -- The global economy of cultural prestige -- The arts as international sport -- The new geography of prestige -- Prizes and the politics of world culture -- Appendix A. The rise of the prize -- Appendix B. Prizes and commerce -- Appendix C. Winner take all: six lists.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Awards -- Economic aspects.
Literary prizes -- Economic aspects.
Art -- Awards -- Economic aspects.
Culture -- Economic aspects.
Intellectual life -- Economic aspects.
Popular culture -- Economic aspects.
Cultural industries -- Economic aspects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780674036536