Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory / Edition 1

Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory / Edition 1

by Ann Rosalind Jones, Peter Stallybrass
     
 

This 2001 interpretation of literature and arts reveals how clothing and costume were critical to Renaissance culture.See more details below

Overview

This 2001 interpretation of literature and arts reveals how clothing and costume were critical to Renaissance culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521786638
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Series, #38
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Introduction: fashion, fetishism and memory in early modern England and Europe; Part I. Material Subjects: 1. The currency of clothing; 2. Composing the subject: making portraits; 3. Yellow starch: fabrications of the Jacobean court; Part II. Gendered Habits: 4. Arachne's web: Velazquez's Las Hilanderas; 5. The fate of spinning: Penelope and the Three Fates; 6. The needle and the pen: needlework and the appropriation of printed texts; Part III. Staging Clothes: 7. The circulation of clothes and the making of the English theater; 8. Transvestism and the 'body beneath': speculating on the boy actor; 9. (In)alienable possessions: Griselda, clothing and the exchange of women; 10. Of ghosts and garments: the materiality of memory on the Renaissance stage; Conclusion: the end(s) of livery; Notes; Index.

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