The Celebrity Persona Pandemic by P. David Marshall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Portions of chapter 1 were published as “Stephen Colbert the Persona Is Ending—and I Will Miss Him,” The Conversation, May 2, 2014; portions of chapter 2 were published as “The Cate Blanchett Persona and the Allure of the Oscar,” The Conversation, February 26, 2014; chapter 3 was published as “Glamour Photography Makes Suburban Stars of Us All,” The Conversation, December 9, 2013; portions of chapter 4 were published as “Celebrity Fakes—Where Porn Meets a Sense of Possession,” The Conversation, December 12, 2013. Portions of chapter 7 were published as “Seriality and Persona,” M/C Journal 17, no. 3 (2014), http://journal.media-culture.org.au. Portions of chapter 8 were published as “Intercommunication and Persona: The Intercommunicative Public Self,” International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Communication 10, no. 1 (2015): 23–31.

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