Queer Style (Subcultural Style) by Adam Geczy,Vicki Karaminas

By Adam Geczy,Vicki Karaminas

Queer Style deals an perception into queer fashionability through addressing the position that garments has performed in historic and modern existence. From a way stories point of view, it examines the functionality of subcultural gown inside of queer groups and the mannerisms and messages which are used as signifiers of identification. different costume is tested, together with effeminate 'pansy,' masculine macho 'clone,' the 'lipstick' and 'butch' lesbian kinds and the intense kinds of drag kings and drag queens.

Divided into 3 major sections on heritage, subcultural identification and subcultural kind, Queer Style might be of specific curiosity to scholars of costume and style in addition to these coming to way of life from sociology and cultural studies.

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