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Cultures of Femininity in Modern Fashion.

Author: Ilya Parkins; Elizabeth M Sheehan
Publisher: Hanover : University of New Hampshire Press, 2012.
Series: Becoming modern., Reading dress series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interdisciplinary collection illuminating how fashion shaped concepts and practices of femininity and modernity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilya Parkins; Elizabeth M Sheehan
ISBN: 9781611682335 1611682339
OCLC Number: 823388661
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Introduction : cultures of femininity in modern fashion / Ilya Parkins and Elizabeth M. Sheehan --
Part I. Fashion and relationships among modern women --
ch. 1. Fashioning sapphic architecture : Eileen Gray and Radclyffe Hall / Jasmine Rault --
ch. 2. A domesticated exoticism : fashioning gender in nineteenth-century British tea gowns / Kimberly Wahl --
ch. 3. Smart clothes at low prices : alliances and negotiations in the British interwar secondhand clothing trade / Celia Marshik --
Part II. Fashion and cultural anxiety --
ch. 4. Fear of fashion ; or, how the coquetter got her bad name / Ellen Bayuk Rosenman --
ch. 5. The discerning eye : viewing the mid-Victorian "modern" woman / Kara Tennant --
ch. 6. "Housewife or harlot" : art, fashion, and morality in the Paris salon of 1868 / Justine De Young --
Part III. Fashion and the materiality of gender --
ch. 7. "Their uniforms all esthetic and antiseptic" : fashioning modern nursing identity, 1870-1900 / Christina Bates --
ch. 8. The face of fashion : race and fantasy in James VanDerZee's photography and Jessie Fauset's fiction / Elizabeth M. Sheehan --
ch. 9. "More than a garment" : Edna Ferber and the fashioning of transnational identity / Lori Harrison-Kahan.
Series Title: Becoming modern., Reading dress series.

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