Description - Fashion and Fetishism by David Kunzle
Presenting the history of corsetry and body sculpture, this edition shows how the relationship between fashion and sex is closely bound up with sexual self-expression. It demonstrates how the use of the corset rejected the role of the passive, maternal woman, so that in Victorian times it was seen as a scandalous threat to the social order.
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(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
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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.