Description - Fashion and Fetishism by David Kunzle
Fashion and sex have always enjoyed a very close relationship. This history of corsetry and body sculpture shows how this phenomenon is closely bound up with sexual self-expression. It shows how the use of the corset rejected the role of the passive, maternal woman; in Victorian times it was seen by many as a scandalous threat to the social order.
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Author Biography - David Kunzle
David Kunzle is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of The Early Comic Strip, Posters of Protest and Che Guevara: Icon, Myth, and Message. He is British-born and returns regularly to this country.