Bond Girls Body Fashion and Gender MOBI ✓ Girls

Since Ursula Andress's white bikini debut in Dr No 'Bond Girls' have been simultaneously celebrated as fashion icons and dismissed as 'eye candy' But the visual glamour of the women of James Bond revealsthan the sexual objectification of female beauty Through the original joint perspectives of body and fashion this exciting study throws a new subversive light on Bond Girls Like Coco Chanel fashion's 'eternal' mademoiselle these 'Girls' are synonymous with an unconventional and dynamic femininity that does not play by the rules and refuses to sit still far from being the passive objects of the male gaze Bond Girls' active bodies instead disrupt the stable frame of Bond's voyeurism Starting off with an original re assessment of the cultural roots of Bond's postwar masculinity the book argues that Bond Girls emerge from masculine anxieties about the rise of female emancipation after the Second World War and persistent in the present day Displaying parallels with the politics of race and colonialism such tensions appear through sartorial practices as diverse as exoticism power dressing and fetish wear which reveal complex and often contradictory ideas about the patriarchal and imperial ideologies associated with Bond Attention to costume film and gender theory makes Bond Girls Body Gender and Fashion essential reading for students and scholars of fashion media and cultural studies and for anyone with an interest in BondSince Ursula Andress's white bikini debut in Dr No 'Bond Girls' have been simultaneously celebrated as fashion icons and dismissed as 'eye candy' But the visual glamour of the women of James Bond revealsthan the sexual objectification of female beauty Through the original joint perspectives of body and fashion this exciting study throws a new subversive light on Bond Girls Like Coco Chanel fashion's 'eternal' mademoiselle these 'Girls' are synonymous with an unconventional and dynamic femininity that does not play by the rules and refuses to sit still far from being the passive objects of the male gaze Bond Girls' active bodies instead disrupt the stable frame of Bond's voyeurism Starting off with an original re assessment of the cultural roots of Bond's postwar masculinity the book argues that Bond Girls emerge from masculine anxieties about the rise of female emancipation after the Second World War and persistent in the present day Displaying parallels with the politics of race and colonialism such tensions appear through sartorial practices as diverse as exoticism power dressing and fetish wear which reveal complex and often contradictory ideas about the patriarchal and imperial ideologies associated with Bond Attention to costume film and gender theory makes Bond Girls Body Gender and Fashion essential reading for students and scholars of fashion media and cultural studies and for anyone with an interest in BondSince Ursula Andress's white bikini debut in Dr No 'Bond Girls' have been simultaneously celebrated as fashion icons and dismissed as 'eye candy' But the visual glamour of the women of James Bond revealsthan the sexual objectification of female beauty Through the original joint perspectives of body and fashion this exciting study throws a new subversive light on Bond Girls Like Coco Chanel fashion's 'eternal' mademoiselle these 'Girls' are synonymous with an unconventional and dynamic femininity that does not play by the rules and refuses to sit still far from being the passive objects of the male gaze Bond Girls' active bodies instead disrupt the stable frame of Bond's voyeurism Starting off with an original re assessment of the cultural roots of Bond's postwar masculinity the book argues that Bond Girls emerge from masculine anxieties about the rise of female emancipation after the Second World War and persistent in the present day Displaying parallels with the politics of race and colonialism such tensions appear through sartorial practices as diverse as exoticism power dressing and fetish wear which reveal complex and often contradictory ideas about the patriarchal and imperial ideologies associated with Bond Attention to costume film and gender theory makes Bond Girls Body Gender and Fashion essential reading for students and scholars of fashion media and cultural studies and for anyone with an interest in Bond


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  1. says:

    Lectura entretenida donde la autora nos propone una nueva y atrevida visión de los míticos papeles de las chichas Bond de todos los tiempos basado en una minucioso trabajo de investigación Totalmente recomendable