|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
Wordrobe is a reconciliation of textile and text. Textile and text are intrinsically and semantically related; both words derive from texere and text. Even today we use the locution weaving or spinning a tale to describe a powerful narrative. Apparel was not raised to grammar and rhetoric by Roland Barthes, but it has always been connected with and been an incorporating principle for language, constituting a knowledge of and inscription on the body. Fashion is not the...