Fashioning Gothic Bodies

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Manchester University Press, 2004 - Design - 224 pages
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This study explores the role played by clothing in the discourses of the gothic. It makes connections between the veils, masks and disguises of gothic convention and historically specific fashion discourses, from the chemise-dress worn by Marie Antoinette to the subcultural style of today's goths.

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the Gothic body and
fashioning the self in Victorian
dandies crossdressers and freaks

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Catherine Spooner is Lecturer in the School of English and American Literature at the University of Reading

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