Deco dandy : designing masculinity in 1920s Paris. (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Deco dandy : designing masculinity in 1920s Paris.

Author: JOHN POTVIN
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] MANCHESTER UNIV Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deco dandy' contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the style moderne (art deco) by exploring how alternative, parallel and overlapping experiences of decorative modernism, nationalism, gender and sexuality in the years surrounding World War I converge in the protean figure of the 'deco dandy'. The book suggests a broader view of art deco by claiming a greater place for the male body, masculinity and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1137833543
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: JOHN POTVIN
ISBN: 9781526134806 1526134802
OCLC Number: 1202224763
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Deco, the ensemble and Einfuhlung2 Shame and melancholia 3 Silhouette and movement 4 Decor and sobriety5 Elegance and civilization 6 Industry and luxury Index -- .

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This book productively contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the style moderne (Art Deco). Through a sustained focus on the figure of the dandy, the books claims an essential role and  Read more...

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'A truly important book about a critically formative period in modern times, this book is highly recommended.'Sun News Tucson -- .

 
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