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At the mercy of their clothes : modernism, the middlebrow, and British garment culture / Celia Marshik.

Author/creator Marshik, Celia author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Descriptionpages cm.
Subject(s)
Series Modernist latitudes
Modernist latitudes. ^A1256583
Contents Introduction: At the mercy of their clothes -- What do women want? at the mercy of the evening gown -- Wearable memorials: into and out of the trenches with the modern Mac -- Aspiration to the extraordinary: materializing the subject through fancy dress -- Serialized selves: style, identity, and the problem of the used garment -- Coda: Precious clothing.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Marshik, Celia, author. At the mercy of their clothes New York : Columbia University Press, [2016] 9780231542968
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2016022756
ISBN9780231175043 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0231175043 (cloth : alk. paper)

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