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The Celebrity Persona Pandemic

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P. David Marshall
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The Celebrity Persona Pandemic

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P. David Marshall

The Celebrity Persona Pandemic explores how the construction of a public persona is fetishized in contemporary culture. As social media has progressively led to a greater focus on the production of the self, so this book looks at the most visible versions of persona through figures such as Stephen Colbert, Cate Blanchett, and Justin Bieber, as well as fictional characters like Spock and Harry Potter. Ultimately, P. David Marshall closely studies how persona culture shapes our notions of value and significance, and dramatically shifts cultural politics.

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    • isbn
      978-1-4529-5847-7
    • publisher
      University of Minnesota Press
    • publisher place
      Minneapolis, Minn.
    • rights
      The Celebrity Persona Pandemic by P. David Marshall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    • rights holder
      P. David Marshall
    • series number
      17
    • series title
      Forerunners: Ideas First
    • version
      1.0