Putin as Celebrity and Cultural Icon

Putin as Celebrity and Cultural Icon

by Helena Goscilo

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ISBN-13: 9781138815742
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Helena Goscilo is Professor and Chair of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Russia's Ultimate Celebrity: VVP as VIP Objet d’art Helena Goscilo 2. A Personality Cult for the Postmodern Age: Reading Vladimir Putin’s Public Persona Julie A. Cassiday and Emily D. Johnson 3. Putin as the Father of the Nation: His Family and Other Animals Tatiana Mikhailova 4. Putin’s Language Michael Gorham 5. The Discourse of a Spectacle at the End of the Presidential Term Lara Ryazanova-Clarke 6. Putin in Russian Fiction Andrei Rogatchevski 7. Post-Soviet Self-Fashioning and the Politics of Representation Brian James Baer 8. Putin’s Performance of Masculinity: the Action Hero and Macho Sex-Object Helena Goscilo

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