Body dressing /Series: Dress, body, culturePublication details: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2001.Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN:
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Tseëlon -- 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.
"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."--Jacket.