Published December 1986
by Inc Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||28|
The Corset: a Cultural history is, as the title suggests, about corsets, their development, their history, and their place IN history. Unfortunately, Steele is forced to spend most of the book disproving the myth that corsets are torture devices or unhealthy to wear. Turns out most of the evidence for tight-lacing in the late Victorian era?/5. The Little Corset Book: A Workbook on Period Underwear (Little Costume Workbooks) Paperback – June 1, by Bonnie Holt Ambrose (Author) out of 5 stars 32 ratings See all formats and editions/5(34). Buy a cheap copy of The Corset book by Laura Purcell. Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button. Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN The Poison Thread: . The book concludes with insightful analyses of such recent developments as the reconception of the corset as a symbol of rebellion and female sexual empowerment, the revival of the corset in contemporary high fashion, and its transformation from an item of underwear to outerwear.
The book concludes with insightful analyses of such recent developments as the reconception of the corset as a symbol of rebellion and female sexual empowerment, the revival of the corset in 5/5(2). The corset - ending and spoilers (12 Posts) Add message | Report. fatpatsthong Sat Dec Ok* *SPOILERS I don't get the very end. So get the whole Billy/Nell thing. I loved this book, including the twist in the tale at the end. I think you're so focused on what you think you know is happening, you almost miss what is, actually. "The Corset" is a brilliantly Gothic thriller, set in Victorian England. The tale is split between Dorothea, a 25 year-old lady whose father is trying to marry her off before she becomes an embarrassment, and Ruth, a 16 year-old girl who is in prison for murdering her mistress/5(). 'The Corset is a contender for my Book of the Year. Beautifully written, intricately plotted, a masterpiece' Sarah Hilary 'Laura is a masterful writer, her deliciously gothic stories so skilfully woven that you can't get them out of your head even if you wanted to' Stacey Halls, author of the Sunday Times bestseller, The Familiars The captivating and unsettling new novel from the award winning Reviews:
'Laura is a masterful writer, her deliciously gothic stories so skilfully woven that you can't get them out of your head even if you wanted to' Stacey Halls, author of The Familiars 'The Corset is a contender for my Book of the Year. Beautifully written, intricately plotte. The corset.. [Laura Purcell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Vivid and well researched, this book is an evocative portrait of a society that punishes women who dare to contravene social norms. The Corset becomes stranger (and better) as it progresses, and by the last third the clumsy exposition at its beginning is mostly forgiven Her refusal to allow us to look away is thrilling There is some depth here, but if you are searching for a coherent feminist, political or sociological subtext in The Corset, you may have to squint. Thus, the author of the fetishistic book The Corset and the Crinoline () claimed that metal corsets were customarily worn "in the time of Catherine de .