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Author Schmid, David (David Frank)

Title Natural born celebrities [electronic resource] : serial killers in American culture / David Schmid.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 327 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-310) and index.
Contents The Victorian killer as media star : Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes -- Defining the enemy within : the FBI and serial murder -- Natural born celebrities : serial killers and the Hollywood star system -- Out of this world : aliens, devils, and serial killers in television crime drama -- Next door monsters : the dialectic of normality and monstrosity in true-crime narratives -- The unbearable straightness of violence : queering serial murder in true crime.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Serial murderers -- United States -- Public opinion.
Crime in popular culture -- United States.
Serial murders in mass media.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226738671 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226738703 (electronic bk.)

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