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Acts of Undressing free pdf The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social contexts.As we are increasingly obsessed with dress choices as signifiers of who we are and how we feel, an investigation into what happens as we remove our clothes has never been more pertinent. Divided into three main sections, 'Politics', 'Tease' and 'Clothes Without Bodies', "Acts of Undressing "discusses these key themes through an in-depth and eclectic mix of case studies including flashing at Mardi Gras, the World Burlesque Games, the ripping of uniforms in the "Star Trek" television series, and 'shoefiti' used by gangs to mark territories.Building on leading theories of dress and the body, from academics including Roland Barthes and Mario Perniolato Ruth Barcan and Erving Goffman, "Acts of Undressing" is essential reading for students of fashion, sociology, anthropology, visual culture and related subjects.

About Barbara Brownie

Barbara Brownie is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She is the author of "Transforming Type" (Bloomsbury, 2014), co-author of "The Superhero Costume" (Bloomsbury, 2015), and has contributed to edited collections including "Writing Design" (Berg, 2011).

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Author : Barbara Brownie
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published :
ISBN : 1472596196
EAN : 9781472596192
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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