Appearance And Identity: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity by L. NegrinAppearance And Identity: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity by L. Negrin

Appearance And Identity: Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity

byL. Negrin

Hardcover | January 12, 2009

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This book casts a critical look at the dominant position that fashion has come to occupy in contemporary society. It addresses various aspects of fashion in postmodern culture including makeup, cosmetic surgery, tattoos, ornament in dress and the blurring of gender boundaries.
DR. LLEWELLYN NEGRIN is currently Head of and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design Theory at the School of Art, University of Tasmania, Australia where she has taught since 1989. She has published many articles in journals such as Theory, Culture& Society, Body& Society, Philosophy& Social Criticism, Feminist Theory and the European Journ...
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Title:Appearance And Identity: Fashioning the Body in PostmodernityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:January 12, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230607624

ISBN - 13:9780230607620

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Appearance and Identity The Self as Image: A Critical Appraisal of Postmodern Theories of Fashion Cosmetics and the Female Body Cosmetic Surgery and the Eclipse of Identity Body Art and Men's Fashion Ornament and the Feminine The Postmodern Gender Carnival