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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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The body has been the focus of recent critical attention, but the clothed body less so. In answering the need to theorize dress, this book provides an overview of recent scholarship & presents a theory of what dress means in relation to the body.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cavallaro, Dani.
Fashioning the frame.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1998
(OCoLC)891927055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Cavallaro; Alexandra Warwick
ISBN: 1859739814 9781859739815 1859739865 9781859739860
OCLC Number: 40475715
Description: xxiii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 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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