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The Resource The lure of perfection : fashion and ballet, 1780-1830, Judith Chazin-Bennahum

The lure of perfection : fashion and ballet, 1780-1830, Judith Chazin-Bennahum

Label
The lure of perfection : fashion and ballet, 1780-1830
Title
The lure of perfection
Title remainder
fashion and ballet, 1780-1830
Statement of responsibility
Judith Chazin-Bennahum
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
THE LURE OF PERFECTION: FASHION AND BALLET, 1780-1830 offers a unique look at how ballet influenced contemporary fashion and women's body image, and how street fashions in turn were reflected by the costumes worn by ballet dancers. Through years of research, the author has traced the interplay between fashion, social trends, and the development of dance. During the 18th century, women literally took up twice as much space as men; their billowing dresses ballooned out from their figures, sometimes a full 55 inches, to display costly jewelry and fine brocade work; similar costumes appeared on st
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Cataloging source
MT4IT
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Chazin-Bennahum, Judith
Dewey number
792.8/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1789.2
LC item number
.C59 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ballet
  • Ballet
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • MUSIC
  • Ballet
  • Fashion
  • France
  • Kleidung
  • Kostüm
  • Mode
  • Tanz
  • Ballett
  • Frankreich
  • 18e siècle
  • 19e siècle
  • Costume de danse
  • Ballet
  • Mode
  • France
Label
The lure of perfection : fashion and ballet, 1780-1830, Judith Chazin-Bennahum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-271) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Setting the stage -- ch. 2. Reformers and Philosophes as forerunners of the revolution in fashion -- ch. 3. The moderate and the outrageous -- ch. 4. Neoclassicism -- ch. 5. The Consulate (1799-1804) and the Empire (1804-1815) of Napoléon -- ch. 6. Restoration : one Bourbon returns! -- ch. 7. Pale goddesses on the street during the Romantic Movement -- ch. 8. The kingdom of the opera -- ch. 9. The turning point -- ch. 10. The dark side of white
Control code
252952208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135878269
Lccn
2004019194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl235400
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252952208
Label
The lure of perfection : fashion and ballet, 1780-1830, Judith Chazin-Bennahum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-271) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Setting the stage -- ch. 2. Reformers and Philosophes as forerunners of the revolution in fashion -- ch. 3. The moderate and the outrageous -- ch. 4. Neoclassicism -- ch. 5. The Consulate (1799-1804) and the Empire (1804-1815) of Napoléon -- ch. 6. Restoration : one Bourbon returns! -- ch. 7. Pale goddesses on the street during the Romantic Movement -- ch. 8. The kingdom of the opera -- ch. 9. The turning point -- ch. 10. The dark side of white
Control code
252952208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135878269
Lccn
2004019194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl235400
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252952208

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