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Fashion and Masculinity in Popular Culture (Hardcover) (Adam Geczy & Vicki Karaminas)

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Popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century precipitated a decisive change in style and body image. Postwar film, television, radio shows, pulp fiction and comics placed heroic types firmly within public consciousness. This book concentrates on these heroic male types as they have evolved from the postwar era and their relationship to fashion to the present day. As well as demonstrating the role of male icons in contemporary society, this book’s originality also lies in showing the many gender slippages that these icons help to effect or expose. It is by exploring the somewhat inviolate types accorded to contemporary masculinity that we see the very fragility of a stable or rounded male identity.

Number of Pages: 185
Genre: Social Science, Art, Art
Series Title: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Adam Geczy & Vicki Karaminas
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2017
TCIN: 53000283
UPC: 9781138658684
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-9649
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