Appearance and Identity: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity
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BeschreibungThis book casts a critical look at the dominant position that fashion has come to occupy in contemporary society. It addresses various aspects of fashion in postmodern culture including makeup, cosmetic surgery, tattoos, ornament in dress and the blurring of gender boundaries.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: Appearance and Identity
The Self as Image: A Critical Appraisal of Postmodern Theories of Fashion
Cosmetics and the Female Body
Cosmetic Surgery and the Eclipse of Identity
Body Art and Menâ¿¿s Fashion
Ornament and the Feminine
The Postmodern Gender Carnival
PortraitDR. LLEWELLYN NEGRIN is currently Head of and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design Theory at the School of Art, University of Tasmania, Australia where she has taught since 1989. She has published many articles in journals such as Theory, Culture& Society, Body& Society, Philosophy& Social Criticism, Feminist Theory and the European Journal of Cultural Studies.
Untertitel: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten