ISBN-10:
0521786630
ISBN-13:
9780521786638
Pub. Date:
01/25/2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory / Edition 1

Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory / Edition 1

by Ann Rosalind Jones, Peter Stallybrass

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ISBN-13: 9780521786638
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/25/2001
Series: Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture , #38
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 6.57(w) x 9.88(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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