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At the mercy of their clothes : modernism, the middlebrow, and British garment culture / Celia Marshik.

Author:
Marshik, Celia [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: Columbia University Press, 2017, , ©2017]
Description:
xiii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Modernist latitudes. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-230) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: At the mercy of their clothes -- What do women want? at the mercy of the evening gown -- Wearable memorials: into and out of the trenches with the modern Mac -- Aspiration to the extraordinary: materializing the subject through fancy dress -- Serialized selves: style, identity, and the problem of the used garment -- Coda: Precious clothing.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9780231175043 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 0231175043 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016022756
OCLC:
950448431
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