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Fashion under fascism [electronic resource] : beyond the black shirt / Eugenia Paulicelli.

By: Paulicelli, Eugenia, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dress, body, culture: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 227 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417597976 (electronic bk.); 9781417597970 (electronic bk.); 9780857854087; 0857854089.Subject(s): Fashion -- Italy -- History -- 20th century | Clothing and dress -- Italy -- History -- 20th century | Fascism -- Italy -- History -- 20th century | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & GroomingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fashion under fascism.DDC classification: 391/.00945/0904 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Fashion and Italian identity : an ongoing process and love affair -- The Bella figura and the fashioned self : the birth of a discourse on dress and the craze for fashion in Renaissance Italy -- Fashion, gender and power in interwar Italy -- Inventing the Italian look : between modernity and tradition -- Fashion, culture and national identity : Rosa Genoni and the futurists -- The "new woman" and fascism : Lydia De Liguoro and the project for an Italian fashion -- "An Italian fashion does not exist yet : we must create it" -- Disciplining the body, language and style -- The discourse on fashion under the Fascist Regime : an Italian dictionary and commentary of fashion by Cesare Meano -- Restless voices : femininity, motherhood and gender in women's writing in Bellezza -- Dress, style and the national brand -- The commentario by Meano and nationalism -- Sport, gender and models of femininity -- Fashion, film and the politics of the regime -- From Hollywood to France : from France to Italy : Alessandro Blasetti's Contessa di Parma -- Nationalizing the fashion industry? -- The intelligent fibres : between innovation and autarchy -- Grandi Magazzini and standardization -- Cinegiornali on Fashion : standardization, stereotypes and models of femininity -- I Grandi Magazzini by Mario Camerini as a popular novel -- The national conference on "Clothing and autarchy," Turin, June 1940 -- Interview with Micol Fontana.
Summary: Prada, Gucci, Max Mara: 'alta moda' is synonymous with luxury, glamour and pleasure. Yet Italian fashion also has a dark history. The fascism of 1930's Italy dominated more than just politics, it spilled over into modes of dress. 'Fashion under Fascism' considers this link in detail.
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Prada, Gucci, Max Mara: 'alta moda' is synonymous with luxury, glamour and pleasure. Yet Italian fashion also has a dark history. The fascism of 1930's Italy dominated more than just politics, it spilled over into modes of dress. 'Fashion under Fascism' considers this link in detail.

1. Introduction -- Fashion and Italian identity : an ongoing process and love affair -- The Bella figura and the fashioned self : the birth of a discourse on dress and the craze for fashion in Renaissance Italy -- 2. Fashion, gender and power in interwar Italy -- Inventing the Italian look : between modernity and tradition -- Fashion, culture and national identity : Rosa Genoni and the futurists -- The "new woman" and fascism : Lydia De Liguoro and the project for an Italian fashion -- "An Italian fashion does not exist yet : we must create it" -- 3. Disciplining the body, language and style -- The discourse on fashion under the Fascist Regime : an Italian dictionary and commentary of fashion by Cesare Meano -- Restless voices : femininity, motherhood and gender in women's writing in Bellezza -- 4. Dress, style and the national brand -- The commentario by Meano and nationalism -- Sport, gender and models of femininity -- Fashion, film and the politics of the regime -- From Hollywood to France : from France to Italy : Alessandro Blasetti's Contessa di Parma -- 5. Nationalizing the fashion industry? -- The intelligent fibres : between innovation and autarchy -- Grandi Magazzini and standardization -- Cinegiornali on Fashion : standardization, stereotypes and models of femininity -- I Grandi Magazzini by Mario Camerini as a popular novel -- The national conference on "Clothing and autarchy," Turin, June 1940 -- 6. Conclusion -- App. Interview with Micol Fontana.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-213) and index.

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