An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality by Jill Fields PDF

By Jill Fields

ISBN-10: 0520252616

ISBN-13: 9780520252615

Intimate clothing, a time period in use by way of 1921, has performed an important function within the improvement of the "naughty yet great" female perfect that emerged within the 20th century. Jill Fields's enticing, creative, and complex heritage of twentieth-century underwear excursions the area of women's intimate clothing and arrives at not anything under a sweeping view of twentieth-century women's historical past through the undergarments they wore. Illustrated all through and drawing on a wealth of proof from style magazines, alternate periodicals, dress artifacts, Hollywood motion pictures, and the files of geared up exertions, An Intimate Affair is a provocative exam of the methods cultural meanings are orchestrated by means of the "fashion-industrial complex," and the ways that members and teams include, reject, or derive which means from those daily, but hugely major, intimate articles of clothing.

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