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Adorned in Dreams

Fashion and Modernity

Adorned in Dreams( )
Author: Wilson, Elizabeth
ISBN:978-1-86064-921-9
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

When "Adorned in Dreams" was first published in 1985, Angela Carter described the book as 'the best I have read on the subject, bar none'. Elizabeth Wilson traces the social and cultural history of fashion and its complex relationship to modernity. Wilson delights in the power of fashion to mark out identity or to subvert it and this brand new edition of her book follows recent developments to bring the story of fashionable dress up to date, exploring the grunge look inspired by bands...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.38 x 8.58 x 1.03 Inches
Book Weight:0.83 Pounds
Author Biography
Wilson, Elizabeth (Author)
Elizabeth Wilson is a professor of cultural studies at the University of North London. She has published several books, including The Sphinx in the City and Hallucinations: Life in the Post-Modern City.

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