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Appearance and Identity: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity


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Dezember 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This 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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction: 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


Portrait

DR. 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.

EAN: 9780230607620
ISBN: 0230607624
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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