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By Joanne Entwistle, Elizabeth B. Wilson

The physique has lately turn into a favored topic for research, but the function performed via gown in defining the physique has been mostly neglected. This publication examines the way costume acts at the physique and is vital to our adventure of embodiment. a lot of gown research to date has centred too seriously at the textual and has overlooked the sensual nature of donning outfits and their half in our event of embodiment. How outfits 'feel' at the physique is as very important from time to time as how they give the impression of being or what they may 'mean'. Exploring gender, images, cultural background and modernity, this e-book offers with an enormous diversity of questions inherent in dressing up the physique. From type images and ads within the Sixties to modern queer style and switch of the century tailoring, this can be a attention-grabbing and far-reaching assortment.

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4 Elsa Schiaparelli, Pair of Gloves, (1938). Black suede, red snakeskin cording. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gift of Elsa Schiaparelli. Photo: Lynn Rosenthal (1998). In this rather astonishing confounding of the biological eye and its glassy accountrement, it is as if we have an analogue for the superficial and vacuous being of the monocle wearers themselves – a being which has no deeper level of existence than the artificial tropes and conventions through which it makes its social appearance. Indeed, even as the passage charts the idiosyncratic modes wherein the monocle wearers have ‘become’ their monocle (or their monocle has become a part of them .

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