Fashion, desire and anxiety : image and morality in the 20th century (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Fashion, desire and anxiety : image and morality in the 20th century

Author: Rebecca Arnold
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Arnold
ISBN: 1860645550 9781860645556 0813529034 9780813529035 0813529042 9780813529042
OCLC Number: 47109272
Description: xiv, 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Status, Power and Display. Excess. Cruelty and Power. Simplicity. Imperfection. Eco --
2. Violence and Provocation. Ultra Style/Ultra Violence. Gangsters. Gangstas. Skinheads. Punks. Heroin Chic. Decadence and Decay --
3. The Eroticised Body. Underwear as Outerwear. Eroticism. Fetish. The Brutalised Body. Flesh. Skin --
4. Gender and Subversion. New Woman. Dressing Up: Woman. Dressing Up: Man. Unisex. Androgyny
Responsibility: Rebecca Arnold.

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This text argues that fashion and the imagery surrounding it give us a vision of Western culture that is both enticing and alienating. Rebecca Arnold exlores the complex nature of modern fashion,  Read more...

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