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Barthes, Roland

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Better than anyone else, the author of Roland Barthes par Roland Barthes (1974) as well as of Le Degré zéro de l’écriture (1953) pointed out the illusory nature of the work of biography. Here, we will therefore merely recall a few fragments...

Does Fashion Need a Theory?

Ingrid Loschek

Ingrid Loschek is Professor in the history and theory of fashion at the University of Applied Sciences, Pforzheim. She was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and Guest Professor at Universities in Tokyo and Cairo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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When Clothes Become Fashion : Design and Innovation Systems

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...Like any theory of art and design, fashion theory endeavours to interlace scientific methods and creative design processes in a productive way, in order to establish a self-reflective form of cultural practice. Theory in the sense...

Roland Barthes and the End of the Nineteenth Century

Michael Carter

Michael Carter is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory, University of Sydney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...Fashion seems to possess two durations.In this final chapter of the book I examine how the French cultural critic and literary theorist Roland Barthes (1915–1980) changed the study of clothing and fashion in the 1950s and 1960s. His...

Research Approaches

Lise Skov

Lise Skov is Associate Professor of Creative Industries at Copenhagen Business School. She is the Editor of the Consumption in Asia book series, and co-editor of Women, Media and Consumption in Japan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marie Riegels Melchior

Marie Riegels Melchior is Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

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...Dress and fashion are rich and varied fields of study. Some scholars refer to them as “hybrid subjects” because they bring together different conceptual frameworks and disciplinary approaches, including those from anthropology, art history,...

Politics, Truth, and Female Identity in Fashion Photography

Morna Laing

Morna Laing is Senior Lecturer and Theory Coordinator for Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

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...Fashion images are the lifeblood of the fashion industry, legitimating its existence and promoting the newness and relevance of its ideas and forms. The article charts some key developments in the history of the medium, considering what...

Tailoring the Nation: Fashion Writing in Nineteenth-Century Argentina

Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning the Body Politic : Dress, Gender, Citizenship

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...Clothing has functions so apparent that they become easily dismissed, trivialized, or forgotten altogether. But the same coat that keeps out the elements can also distinguish one’s social class as well as one’s political affinities...

French Fashion Photography, 1950 Onward

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...From the 1950s, technical developments reduced the weight of photographic equipment and so contributed to the metamorphosis of fashion photography. The use of the Rolleiflex, flashes that allowed artificial light, and the development of new...