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At the mercy of their clothes modernism, the middlebrow, and British garment culture

Author: Celia Marshik
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press [2017]
Series: Modernist latitudes
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: At the mercy of their clothes -- What do women want? at the mercy of the evening gown -- Wearable memorials: into and out of the trenches with the modern Mac -- Aspiration to the extraordinary: materializing the subject through fancy dress -- Serialized selves: style, identity, and the problem of the used garment -- Coda: Precious clothing
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Marshik, Celia, author. At the mercy of their clothes. New York .
Columbia University Press, [2016]
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Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Marshik
ISBN: 9780231175043 0231175043 9780231542968 0231542968
OCLC Number: 962746236
Description: xiii, 247 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: At the Mercy of Their Clothes 1. What Do Women Want? At the Mercy of the Evening Gown 2. Wearable Memorials: Into and Out of the Trenches with the Modern Mac 3. Aspiration to the Extraordinary: Materializing the Subject Through Fancy Dress 4. Serialized Selves: Style, Identity, and the Problem of the Used Garment Coda: Precious Clothing Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Modernist latitudes
Responsibility: Celia Marshik

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Introduction: At the mercy of their clothes -- What do women want? at the mercy of the evening gown -- Wearable memorials: into and out of the trenches with the modern Mac -- Aspiration to the extraordinary: materializing the subject through fancy dress -- Serialized selves: style, identity, and the problem of the used garment -- Coda: Precious clothing

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In At the Mercy of Their Clothes, Celia Marshik deftly weaves together high, low, and middlebrow culture, archival and literary sources, fashion studies, social history, and philosophy. The result is Read more...

 
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