Fashion classics from Carlyle to Barthes / Michael Carter.

With so much focus on contemporary theory, it is easy to forget that the serious analysis of clothing and fashion has a long history. In fact, they have been the subject of intense cultural debate since the nineteenth century. Fashion Classics provid es an interpretative overview of the groundbreaki...

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Main Author: Carter, Michael, 1944- (Author)
Format: Ebook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2003.
Series:Dress, body, culture.
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Online Access:Berg Fashion Library
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Summary:With so much focus on contemporary theory, it is easy to forget that the serious analysis of clothing and fashion has a long history. In fact, they have been the subject of intense cultural debate since the nineteenth century. Fashion Classics provid es an interpretative overview of the groundbreaking and often idiosyncratic writings of eight theorists whose work has profoundly influenced the conceptual and theoretical basis of our contemporary understanding of clothes and the fashion system. Car ter fully revives early fashion theorists -- some canonical and others less well known -- and exam.
Item Description:Description based on print version record.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 178 pages).
Format:Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index.
ISBN:128054838X
1417542012
1845205391
9781280548383
9781417542017
9781845205393
DOI:10.2752/9781847888716
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