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Body dressing [electronic resource] / edited by Joanne Entwistle and Elizabeth Wilson.

Contributor(s): Entwistle, Joanne | Wilson, Elizabeth, 1936-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dress, body, culture: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2001Description: 1 online resource (vi, 255 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780585435923 (electronic bk.); 0585435928 (electronic bk.); 9780857854032 (ebook); 0857854038 (ebook).Subject(s): Clothing and dress -- Social aspects | Human body | Corps humain -- Aspect social | V�etements -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & Grooming | Kleding | Mode | Lichaamscultuur | Sociologische aspecten | Kleidung | Sozialgeschichte | Mode | Kultur | Electronic books | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body dressing.DDC classification: 391 Other classification: 71.56 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Dress needs : reflections on the clothed body, selfhood and consumption / Kate Soper -- The dressed body / Joanne Entwistle -- Shop-window dummies? Fashion, the body, and emergent socialities / Paul Sweetman -- Minding appearances : style, truth and subjectivity / Susan Kaiser -- From fashion to masquerade : towards an ungendered paradigm / Efrat Tse�elon -- When they are veyl'd on purpose to be seene : the metamorphosis of the mask in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century London / Christoph Heyl -- Performing selfhood : the costumed body as a site of mediation between life, art and theatre in the English Renaissance / Ronnie Mirkin -- Manliness, modernity and the shaping of male clothing / Chris Breward -- Embodying the single girl in the 1960s / Hilary Radner -- Desire and dread : Alexander McQueen and the contemporary femme fatale / Caroline Evans -- Fashioning the queer self / Ruth Holliday -- Dress, gender and the public display of skin / Joanne B. Eicher.
Review: "Exploring gender, photography, cultural history and modernity, this book deals with a vast range of questions inherent in dressing up the body. From fashion photography in the 1960s to contemporary queer fashion and the history of the masquerade, this is a fascinating and far reaching collection. Its breadth and depth make it essential reading for anyone interested in style, costume, the body, gender or history."--BOOK JACKET.
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"Exploring gender, photography, cultural history and modernity, this book deals with a vast range of questions inherent in dressing up the body. From fashion photography in the 1960s to contemporary queer fashion and the history of the masquerade, this is a fascinating and far reaching collection. Its breadth and depth make it essential reading for anyone interested in style, costume, the body, gender or history."--BOOK JACKET.

Dress needs : reflections on the clothed body, selfhood and consumption / Kate Soper -- The dressed body / Joanne Entwistle -- Shop-window dummies? Fashion, the body, and emergent socialities / Paul Sweetman -- Minding appearances : style, truth and subjectivity / Susan Kaiser -- From fashion to masquerade : towards an ungendered paradigm / Efrat Tse�elon -- When they are veyl'd on purpose to be seene : the metamorphosis of the mask in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century London / Christoph Heyl -- Performing selfhood : the costumed body as a site of mediation between life, art and theatre in the English Renaissance / Ronnie Mirkin -- Manliness, modernity and the shaping of male clothing / Chris Breward -- Embodying the single girl in the 1960s / Hilary Radner -- Desire and dread : Alexander McQueen and the contemporary femme fatale / Caroline Evans -- Fashioning the queer self / Ruth Holliday -- Dress, gender and the public display of skin / Joanne B. Eicher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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