TITLE

CHAPTER TWO: Border Crossing: Dress as Performative Boundary and Margin

AUTHOR(S)
Kuhn, Cynthia G.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction: Dress, Culture & I;2005, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter Two of the book "Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction: Dress, Culture and Identity" is presented. It deals with the implications of female clothing toward the boundaries of self and culture in Margaret Atwood's writings. In her fiction, survival requires an awareness of an individual's position within cultural oppositions and a subsequent response. Dress and fashion provide a medium for negotiating conflicts between impulses or needs.
ACCESSION #
19767268

 

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