Aesthetics of Self-invention by Shelton Waldrep
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Aesthetics of Self-invention
By Shelton Waldrep

The Aesthetics of Self-invention

Oscar Wilde to David Bowie

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Aesthetics of Self-invention by Shelton Waldrep

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Whether as a gay man or as a postmodern performance artist ahead of his time, Wilde ultimately emerges here as the embodiment of the twentieth-century media-savvy artist who is both subject and object of the aesthetic and economic systems in which he is enmeshed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816634170
ISBN-10: 0816634173
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 161mm x 18mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Aesthetics of Self-invention by Shelton Waldrep Aesthetics of Self-invention, Paperback (August 2004)

Whether as a gay man or as a postmodern performance artist ahead of his time, Wilde ultimately emerges here as the embodiment of the twentieth-century media-savvy artist who is both subject and object of the aesthetic and economic systems in which he is enmeshed.

Seventies by Shelton Waldrep Seventies, Paperback (January 2000)

The Seventies delves into these themes and reveals what they meant at the time and what their recurrence means for us today. It is a must for anyone who wants to revisit that glam decade and the contributions it made to our culture.

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Author Biography - Shelton Waldrep

Shelton Waldrep is associate professor of English at the University of Southern Maine. He is the coauthor of Inside the Mouse: Work and Play at Disney World (1995) and editor of The Seventies: The Age of Glitter in Popular Culture (2000).

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