Experimental fashion performance art, carnival and the grotesque body (Book, 2017) [UNC Charlotte Libraries]
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Experimental fashion performance art, carnival and the grotesque body

Author: Francesca Granata
Publisher: London I.B. Tauris 2017
Series: Dress Cultures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fashion body unbound.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Granata
ISBN: 9781784533793 1784533793
OCLC Number: 1022837232
Description: xiii, 217 s. ill.
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction Chapter 1 Against Power Dressing: Georgina GodleyChapter 2 Fashioning the Maternal Body: Rei Kawakubo Chapter 3 Performing Pregnancy: Leigh Bowery Chapter 4 Deconstruction and the Grotesque: Martin Margiela Chapter 5 Carnivalized Time: Martin Margiela Chapter 6 Carnival Iconography: Bernhard WillhelmChapter 7 Fashion and Performance: Lady Gaga ConclusionAppendixBibliography Index
Series Title: Dress Cultures
Responsibility: Francesca Granata.
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This is a timely book in that many of the concepts discussed resonate strongly with the current cultural context: gynophobia and fear of the fat feminine body; neoliberalism, corporate greed and the Read more...

 
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