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Fashioning the frame : boundaries, dress, and body

Author: Dani Cavallaro; Alexandra Warwick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1998.
Series: Dress, body, culture.
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This text presents a theory of what dress means in relation to the body. Identity relies on boundaries to individuate the self. Dress challenges boundaries: it frames the body and serves both to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Cavallaro; Alexandra Warwick
ISBN: 1859739814 9781859739815 1859739865 9781859739860
OCLC Number: 40475715
Description: xxiii, 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The body in philosophy and theories of representation --
1. The rim and the abject --
2. Shielding and sprawling garments --
3. The collective body - Fashion, history, commodities --
4. Surface/depth - dress and the mask --
5. Clothes in art - painting in and out of the frame
Series Title: Dress, body, culture.
Responsibility: Dani Cavallaro and Alexandra Warwick.
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