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Staging fashion, 1880-1920 : Jane Hading, Lily Elsie, Billie Burke

Author: Michele Majer; Lenard R Berlanstein; Marlis Schweitzer; Sheila Stowell; Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture
Publisher: New York : Bard Graduate Center, Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Jane Hading (1859-1940), Lily Elsie (1886-1962), and Billie Burke (1884-1970) gained fame as stage actresses, their popular appeal also rested on their ability to cultivate a glamorous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Jane Hading; Lily Elsie, Miss; Billie Burke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Majer; Lenard R Berlanstein; Marlis Schweitzer; Sheila Stowell; Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture
ISBN: 9780300181135 0300181132
OCLC Number: 777951295
Notes: Catalog published in conjunction with the exhibition, Staging Fashion, 1880-1920: Jane Hading, Lily Elsie, Billie Burke, held at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, from January 17, 2012, through April 8, 2012
Introduction / Michele Majer. Jane Hading. Dangerous and Influential women: actresses in nineteenth-century French culture / Lenard Berlanstein. Jane Hading catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students. Lily Elsie. Lucile and the theatricalization of fashion / Sheila Stowell. Lily Elsie catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students. Billie Burke. Stylish effervescence: Billie Burke and the rise of the fashionable Broadway star / Marlis Schweitzer. Billie Burke catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students
Description: 208 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Michele Majer --
Jane Hading --
Dangerous and Influential women: actresses in nineteenth-century French culture / Lenard Berlanstein --
Jane Hading catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students --
Lily Elsie --
Lucile and the theatricalization of fashion / Sheila Stowell --
Lily Elsie catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students --
Billie Burke --
Stylish effervescence: Billie Burke and the rise of the fashionable Broadway star / Marlis Schweitzer --
Billie Burke catalogue section / Michele Majer and BGC students.
Responsibility: Michele Majer, [curator of the exhibition and] editor ; Lenard Berlanstein, Marlis Schweitzer, Sheila Stowell ; with contributions by BGC graduate students Maude Bass-Krueger, William Degregorio, Rebecca Perry

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"The editor offers an important glimpse into the worlds of both fashion and theater and the interrelationship of the two. . . . Of great interest to fashion and costume historians."-K. Wagner, Choice Read more...

 
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