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Author Hancock II, Joseph H
Title Fashion in Popular Culture : Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies
Imprint Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd, 2013
©2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (297 pages)
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- List of Figures -- Fashion in Contemporary Culture -- Chapter 1: Brand This Way: Lady Gaga's Fashion as Storytelling Context to the GLBT Community -- Chapter 2: Navigating Cultural Anxiety: Strategic Ambiguity in Lisbeth Salander's Style-Fashion-Dress -- Chapter 3: Australian Gothic: Black Light Angels, Appearance, and Subcultural Style -- Chapter 4: Fashionable Addiction: The Path to Heroin Chic -- Fashion in Media and Literature -- Chapter 5: Dames and Design: Fashion and Appearance on Pulp Fiction Covers, 1950-1960 -- Chapter 6: Territories of Knowledge and Nostalgia in Modern Fashion Designer Life Writing -- Chapter 7: Looking for Mr. Benson: The Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket and Narratives of Masculinities -- Chapter 8: Fashion Photography, Phallocentrism, and Feminist Critique -- Chapter 9: 'He Can't Love Me if I'm Ugly': The Recurring Theme of Popular Beauty in the Television Soap Opera Days of Our Lives -- Chapter 10: Redressing the Devil's Wardrobe: Representing and Re-Reading the Darker Side of Fashion in Chick Lit Novels -- Fashion in Historical Context -- Chapter 11: Redeeming the Voices of Reform -- Chapter 12: The Language of Luxury in Eighteenth-Century France -- Chapter 13: The Devil of Fashion: Women, Fashion, and the Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century German and Swedish Cultural Magazines -- Chapter 14: Rome: Eternal City of Fashion and Film -- List of Contributors -- Index -- Back Cover
This book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, including the role fashion plays in subcultures. Fashion is a phenomenon that exemplifies diversity across cultures.It is dependent on time and place and commonly defined as the prevailing style at a given moment or place. Fashion is codified and endowed with social meanings about gender, sexuality and identity. Dress frames the body. It expresses who we are and who we are not as a means of expressing identity and a way of interacting and belonging to a particular culture. Dress also plays an important part in proclaiming a person's sexual and gender identity.This book reflect the breadth of recent fashion scholarship-in both historical and contemporary settings our authors have engaged with film, photography, comics, magazines and television
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hancock II, Joseph H. Fashion in Popular Culture : Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd,c2013 9781841507163
Subject Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.;Fashion -- Social aspects.;Women's clothing -- History
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