Wiener chic. A locational history of Vienna fashion. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Wiener chic. A locational history of Vienna fashion.

Author: Susan Ingram; Markus Reisenleitner
Publisher: Oxford : Intellect Ltd 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vienna may not be synonymous with fashion like its metropolitan counterparts Paris and Milan, but it is a fashionable city, one that historically has been structured by changing fashions and fashionable appearances. Like the ‘Litfaßsäule’ in Orson Welles’s 1949 urban noir masterpiece ‘The Third Man’, into which Harry Lime escapes in order to avoid capture and which hapless visitors today  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ingram; Markus Reisenleitner
ISBN: 9781783201846 1783201843
OCLC Number: 875151655
Description: 200 pages
Contents: Introduction: Vienna's Culture of Appearance Part I: Chic Formations: The Cinematically Historical Underpinnings of Vienna's Urban Imaginary Chapter 1: Baroque Chic: Fashioning Courtly Spaces Chapter 2: Ringstrasse Chic: Vienna Moderns Chapter 3: Prolo Chic Chapter 4: Auslander Chic Part II: Staging Fashion in Vienna Chapter 5: Museum Chic Chapter 6: Designer Chic Conclusion: Vienna Now, Not Never
Responsibility: Susan Ingram; Markus Reisenleitner.

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Vienna may not be synonymous with fashion like its metropolitan counterparts Paris and Milan, but it is a fashionable city. By focusing on fashion, the author narrates Vienna's history through an  Read more...

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'A masterpiece which isn't afraid to own up to its scholarly rigor. Equally satisfying to the coffee table book skimmer as it will be to the serious student of fashion and history' -- Amie Zimmer, Read more...

 
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