ISBN-10:
1780762852
ISBN-13:
2901780762851
Pub. Date:
08/28/2013
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Cultural Passions: Fans, Aesthetes and Tarot Readers

Cultural Passions: Fans, Aesthetes and Tarot Readers

by Elizabeth Wilson
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    ISBN-13: 2901780762851
    Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
    Publication date: 08/28/2013
    Pages: 240
    Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

    About the Author

    Cultural critic and activist, Elizabeth Wilson is the author of Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity and of Bohemians: The Glamorous Outcasts (both I.B.Tauris), as well as Hallucinations and The Sphinx in the City. She has also written a series of crime novels, The Twilight Hour, War Damage and Dying for Peace. She is currently Visiting Professor of Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London and she lives in London.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cultural Diseases 
    2. Introduction 
    3. Pleasure's Dangers 
    4. Looking Backward: Nostalgia Mode
    5. Fashion 
    6. Magic Fashion 
    7. Glamour: The Secret Behind the Sheen 
    8. Dressed to Kill 
    9. The Vicissitudes of Camouflage 
    10. Fashion and Memory 
    11. Urbane Fashion 
    12. The Future We Have Lost 
    13. Austerity in Retrospect: the Glamour of Masochism 
    14. Postwar Perverts 
    15. Bethnal Green 
    16. Magic Moments 
    17. Modern Magic 
    18. 'Disorientated Agnosticism': Reading the Tarot 
    19. Secret Worlds 
    20. Temporary Gods 
    Conclusion 
    Epilogue

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