ALISON LURIE THE LANGUAGE OF CLOTHES PDF

Sometimes, a piece of clothing or an aspect of fashion has a very specific meaning. In her book The Language of Clothes, Alison Lurie. Before we even speak to someone in a meeting, at a party, or on the street, our clothes express important information (or misinformation) about our occupation. An analysis of the hidden language of fashion details the range of possible messages–including sex, age, class, occupation, origin, personality, tastes, sexual.

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It langkage interesting in spots, but it’s obviously, since it was written in outdated. A lot of her assertions were dubious at best, like her theory that the widely-set stripes on baseball uniforms Not content with recognizing the simple statements–your sex, age, and class–expressed in the language of dress, Lurie looks for the grammar and syntax.

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The Language of Clothes

No actual linguistic structure is really Her father was a Latvian-born teacher, scholar and socialist who founded the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds. She received an A.

Lurie was married to Jonathan Bishop for 37 years and had three sons, and then married Edward Hower, a novelist and professor.

After finishing college, Lurie worked as an editorial assistant for Oxford University Press in New York, wanting to make a living as a writer. After years of receiving rejection slips, she devoted herself to raising her children.

Slison had taught at Cornell University sincebecoming a full professor in specializing in folklore and children’s literature. Lurie’s first novel was “Love and Friendship” and its characters were modeled on friends and colleagues.

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The language of clothes. Random House- Design – pages. An analysis of the hidden language of fashion details the range of lwnguage messages–including sex, age, class, occupation, origin, personality, tastes, sexual desires, and current mood.

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From inside the book. Contents Clothing as a Sign System. The language of clothes Alison Lurie Snippet view – Clothing as a Sign System.

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