Russia’s ultimate celebrity : VVP as VIP objet d’art / Helena Goscilo -- A personality cult for the postmodern age : reading Vladimir Putin’s public persona / Julie A. Cassiday and Emily D. Johnson -- Putin as the father of the nation : his family and other animals / Tatiana Mikhailova -- Putin’s language / Michael Gorham -- The discourse of a spectacle at the end of the presidential term / Lara Ryazanova-Clarke -- Putin in Russian fiction / Andrei Rogatchevski -- Post-Soviet self-fashioning and the politics of representation / Brian James Baer -- Putin’s performance of masculinity: the hero and macho sex-object / Helena Goscilo.
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