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Fashioning horror : dressing to kill on screen and in literature

Author: Julia Petrov; Gudrun D Whitehead
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.
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Fashioning horror.
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
(DLC) 2017043745
(OCoLC)988761061
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Petrov; Gudrun D Whitehead
ISBN: 9781350036208 135003620X
OCLC Number: 1012161605
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half Title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Illustration""; ""Contributors""; ""Introduction Fashion and Fear""; ""Fashion, fabric and phantasmagoria: Speculations on terminology""; ""Whoâ#x80;#x99;s afraid of fashion?""; ""The fashion of horror""; ""Methodological approaches to dress in horror""; ""Book aims and scope""; ""Dressing the part: Disguise, performance, and monstrosity""; ""Dressing the part: Intertextuality, class, and gender""; ""Toward a theory of fashioned horror""; ""Notes""; ""References"" ""1 â#x80;#x9C;Death Dress You Anewâ#x80;#x9D; Fashion as Transience and Limit of Human Life in Christian Literature and Iconographies between the Tw""""The Christian view of mortality""; ""Medieval sermons on death and dress""; ""Painted sermons and vanitas""; ""The Prince of the World, transi tombs, and Danse Macabre""; ""A dialogue between death and fashion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""2 â#x80;#x9C;Their Tattered Mortal Costumes Will Afford Them None Of The Answers They Seekâ#x80;#x9D; Clothing Immortals in the Work of Anne Rice, ""; ""The vampires of Rice, Lee, and Carter"" ""The curse of immortality: The literary vampire as an icon of existential horror""""Fashion as revenant""; ""The color red""; ""The wedding dress""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""3 Fashioning Frankenstein In Film Brides of Frankenstein""; ""Fashioning an icon: Elsa Lanchesterâ#x80;#x99;s bride""; ""Fashioning vengeance: Frankenstein Created Woman""; ""Fashioning a new bride: Mary Shelleyâ#x80;#x99;s Frankenstein""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""4 Wayward Wedding Dresses Fabricating Horror in Dressing Rituals of Femininity"" ""The white wedding dress: Rituals of femininity draped in white""""White decay: The haunting horror of Miss Havishamâ#x80;#x99;s dress""; ""White passion: Tearing the veil""; ""Fabricating â#x80;#x9C;madnessâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""Fashioning fabric: Unveiling femininity""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""5 Fashioning Revenge Costume, Crime, and Contamination in Barbey dâ#x80;#x99;Aurevillyâ#x80;#x99;s La Vengeance dâ#x80;#x99;une femme""; ""Barbey dâ#x80;#x99;Aurevilly: From â#x80;#x9C;Prince of Darknessâ#x80;#x9D; to fashion columnist""; ""The great (contaminating) â#x80;#x9C;social evilâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""Outfitting vice""; ""Infecting fashions: Revenge and contamination"" ""Veiling ambiguity""""Fashion and horror: Haunting presences""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""6 Fashions From Hell The Enduring Influence of Jack the Ripper on Dress""; ""1888â#x80;#x94;The devil comes to Whitechapel""; ""From hell to Hollywood and back""; ""The spectacle of horror""; ""Shrouded in mystery""; ""Conclusion: â#x80;#x9C;Those women really diedâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""7 Slasher Consciousness Class, Killer Clothes, and Heterogeneity""; ""Fashionâ#x80;#x99;s horror story""; ""Contagious fashion""; ""Wearing clothes inside out""; ""Killer elegance""; ""Killing to fit in""
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Fashioning Horror unlocks the chilling wardrobe of a grisly array of sartorially obsessed monsters, ghosts and killers. The essays skilfully analyse the fashionable signification of the undead, Read more...

 
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