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Fabrications : costume and the female body

Author: Jane Gaines; Charlotte Herzog
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1990.
Series: AFI film readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Fabrications begins with a single germ in feminist film theory--the "to-be-looked-at" aesthetic described by Laura Mulvey--and pushes it further, considering the pleasures women derive from consumer culture against the social costs they have paid as wife, mother, and worker. Here, American feminist film theory converges with British cultural studies; critics survey the connections between the female consumer and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New York : Routledge, 1990
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gaines; Charlotte Herzog
ISBN: 0415900611 9780415900614 041590062X 9780415900621
OCLC Number: 19845741
Description: vii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: All the rage / Elizabeth Wilson --
Fame, flashdance, and fantasies of achievement / Angela McRobbie --
On the muscle / Laurie Schulze --
The female colossus / Serafina K. Bathrick --
The Carole Lombard in Macy's window / Charles Eckert --
Fig leaves in Hollywood / Jeanne Thomas Allen --
Powder puff promotion / Charlotte Herzog --
Handmaidens of the glamour culture / ElizabethNielsen --
Costume and narrative / Jane Gaines --
Designing women / Maureen Turim --
Masochism, masquerade, and the erotic metamorphoses of Marlene Dietrich / Gaylyn Studlar.
Series Title: AFI film readers.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Gaines and Charlotte Herzog.
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A series of essays which ask questions about the construction of the female body in post-industrial culture, and consider the connections between the female consumer and the female viewer, the motion  Read more...


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