Journal of Popular Culture

"Nipped, Tucked, or Sucked": Dolly Parton and the Construction of the Authentic Body
Journal of Popular Culture (2016) Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 660-677

Recognized for her big hair, copious makeup, outlandish costumes, and enthusiasm for plastic surgery, Dolly Parton has spent many decades and an extraordinary amount of money crafting her public image and physically constructing her body to achieve her dream of ...

"Reading" Through the Skin: Lady Gaga's Online Representation and Affective Meaning-Making
Journal of Popular Culture (2016) Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 522-540

This article contributes to the move toward the sensory and affective in the study of representations because it explores some of the affective and embodied ways through which we make sense of online representations in celebrity gossip blogs. With their ...


The Journal of Popular Culture (TJPC) is a peer-reviewed journal and the official publication of the Popular Culture Association. It is published by Wiley Blackwell. Subscriptions come with a membership in the Popular Culture Association.

Publisher Blackwell Publishing
ISSN (Print) 0022-3840
Indexed 216 articles

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