American Architects and the Mechanics of Fame

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Why does one talented individual win lasting recognition in a particular field, while another equally talented person does not? While there are many possible reasons, one obvious answer is that something more than talent is requisite to produce fame. The "something more" in the field of architecture, asserts Roxanne Williamson, is the association with a "famous" architect at the moment he or she first receives major publicity or designs the building for which he or she will eventually be celebrated. In this study of more ...

American Architects and the Mechanics of Fame 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292729223

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American Architects and the Mechanics of Fame 1991, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292751217

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