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Appearance and Identity

Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 1-7
  3. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 9-32
  4. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 33-52
  5. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 53-74
  6. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 75-95
  7. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 97-115
  8. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 117-137
  9. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 139-161
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 163-200

About this book


This book casts a critical look at the dominant position that fashion has come to occupy in contemporary society. It addresses various aspects of fashion in postmodern culture including makeup, cosmetic surgery, tattoos, ornament in dress and the blurring of gender boundaries.


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About the authors

DR. LLEWELLYN NEGRIN is currently Head of and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design Theory at the School of Art, University of Tasmania, Australia where she has taught since 1989. She has published many articles in journals such as Theory, Culture& Society, Body& Society, Philosophy& Social Criticism, Feminist Theory and the European Journal of Cultural Studies.

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