Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

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ISBN-13: 9780816687473
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 08/07/2014
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Cristina Giorcelli is professor of American literature at the University of Rome Three.

Paula Rabinowitz is professor of English at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Clothing, Dress, Fashion: An Arcade

Introduction: Fashioning a Century

Cristina Giorcelli
1. Psychoanalytic Views of Cross-Dressing and Transvestism
Bianca Iaccarino Idelson
2. Our Job Is to Create Beauty: A Personal Memoir of La Perla
Anna Masotti
3. Modernity Clothing: Birthing the Modern Atlantic/Birthing the Modern Republic
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
4. Garment of the Unseen: The Philosophy of Clothes in Carlyle and Emerson
Giuseppe Nori
5. An Emblem of All the Rest: Wearing the Widow’s Cap in Victorian Literature
Dagni Bredesen
6. Clothing the Marmorean Flock: Sartorial Historicism and The Marble Faun
Bruno Monfort
7. Florence
Beryl Korot
8. Accessories to the Crime in What Maisie Knew
Clair Hughes
9. Costume and Form: D’Annunzio and Mutable Appearances
Marta Savini
10. Shawls Redefine Womanhood in American Literature, 1850s-1920s
Anna Scacchi
11. A Lovely Little Coffee-Colored Dress: Education, Female Identity, and Dress at the End of the Nineteenth Century
Carmela Covato
12. Gender and Power: Dressing “Charlie”
Cristina Giorcelli
13. Imaginative Habits: Fantasies of Undressing in The Ambassadors
Agnès Derail-Imbert
Coda: Seen and Obscene
Paula Rabinowitz

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