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Fashion Theory : a Reader

Author: Malcolm Barnard
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Series: Routledge Student Readers
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"From its beginnings in the fifteenth century, intensified interest in fashion and the study of fashion over the last thirty years has led to a vast and varied literature on the subject. This collection of essays surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used a variety of theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the astonishing variety, complexity and  Read more...
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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: Malcolm Barnard
ISBN: 9781351567251 135156725X 9781351567237 1351567233
OCLC Number: 1069707952
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter Malco lm Barn ard introduction --
part Part One Fashion and fashion theories --
chapter 1 El i zabe th Wi l son explaining it away --
chapter 2 Gi lles L ipove t sk y the empire of fashion: introduction --
part Part Two Fashion and history/fashion in history --
chapter 3 Edward Sap i r fashion --
chapter 4 Agn es Brooks Young fashion has its laws --
chapter 5 Ann Rosa l i nd Jon es and Peter Stall yb ras s renaissance clothing and the materials of memory: introduction --
chapter 6 Gi lles L ipove t sk y a century of fashion --
part Part Three What fashion is and is not --
chapter 7 Fred Dav i s antifashion: the vicissitudes of negation --
chapter 8 Zandra Rhodes and Ali ce Rawsthorn is fashion a true art form? --
part Part Four What fashion and clothing do --
chapter 9 Mar y E l len Roach and Joann e Bu bo lz E icher the language of personal adornment --
chapter 10 El i zabe th Rouse why do people wear clothes? --
chapter 11 Protection --
part Part Five Fashion as communication --
chapter 12 Umber to Eco social life as a sign system --
chapter 13 Fred Dav i s do clothes speak? what makes them fashion? --
chapter 14 When the Meaning is not a Message: A Critique of the Consumption as Communication Thesis --
chapter 15 Malco lm Barn ard fashion statements: communication and culture --
part Part Six Fashion : identity and difference --
chapter 16 Tim Edwards express yourself: the politics of dressing up --
chapter 17 Lee Wr igh t objectifying gender: the stiletto heel --
chapter 18 Joann e Entwi stle 'power dressing' and the construction of the career woman --
chapter 19 Ange la Par t ing ton popular fashion and working-class affluence --
chapter 20 Herber t B lumer fashion: from class differentiation to collective selection --
chapter 21 Emi l Wi lbek in great aspirations: hip hop and fashion dress for excess and success --
chapter 22 El i zabe th Wi l son oppositional dress --
chapter 23 Dick Hebd ige style --
part Part Seven Fashion, clothes and the body --
chapter 24 Joann e Entwi stle addressing the body --
chapter 25 Pau l Sweetm an anchoring the (postmodern) self? body modification, fashion and identity --
chapter 26 Umber to Eco lumbar thought --
chapter 27 Ruth Ho lli day the comfort of identity --
part Part Eight Production and consumption --
chapter 28 Thors te in Veb len dress as an expression of the pecuniary culture --
chapter 29 Karl Marx the fetishism of the commodity and its secret --
chapter 30 Peter Braham fashion: unpacking a cultural production --
chapter 31 Tim Dant consuming or living with things?/wearing it out --
part Part Nine Modern fashion --
chapter 32 El i zabe th Wi l son adorned in dreams: introduction --
chapter 33 Kur t W. Back modernism and fashion: a social psychological interpretation --
chapter 34 Richard Senn ett public roles/personality in public --
chapter 35 Ulr i ch Lehm ann benjamin and the revolution of fashion in modernity --
part Part Ten Post-modern fashion --
chapter 36 Jean Baudr illa rd the ideological genesis of needs/fetishism and ideology --
chapter 37 Jean Baudr illa rd fashion, or the enchanting spectacle of the code --
chapter 38 Kim Sawchuk a tale of inscription/fashion statements --
chapter 39 Al i son Gill deconstruction fashion: the making of unfinished, decomposing and re-assembled clothes --
part Part Eleven Fashion and (the) image --
chapter 40 Roland Bar thes fashion photography --
chapter 41 Rose tta Brooks fashion photography. the double-page spread: helmut newton, guy bourdin & deborah turbeville --
chapter 42 Er i ca Lenn ard 'doing fashion photographs' --
chapter 43 Tams in B lanchard fashion & graphics: introduction/aboud sodano and paul smith --
part Part Twelve Fashion, fetish and the erotic --
chapter 44 Sigm und Freud fetishism --
chapter 45 The Special Historic and Psychological Role of Tight-Lacing --
chapter 46 Valer ie S tee le fashion and fetishism --
chapter 47 Lorra in e Gamm an and Mer ja Mak in en female fetishism --
chapter 48 Roland Bar thes 'where the garment gapes'.
Series Title: Routledge Student Readers
Responsibility: Malcolm Barnard.

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