TITLE

CHAPTER FOUR: Amazing Space: Veils and Vogues in Alias Grace

AUTHOR(S)
Kuhn, Cynthia G.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction: Dress, Culture & I;2005, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter Four of the book "Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction: Dress, Culture and Identity" is presented. It assesses the implications of her book "Alias Grace" for fashion statements popularized by women. The novel focuses on a series of conversations between Grace and physician Simon Jordan, a young U.S. doctor who is interested in curing Grace's amnesia. Hence, Alias Grace also promotes the idea that clothing provides an accurate historical element highlighting issues of class, gender and power.
ACCESSION #
19767270

 

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