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The Novel and Dress

Clair Hughes

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. West Europe 2010

Encyclopedia entry

The stories of Beatrix Potter would have no plots, someone remarked, if the animals had no clothes. This cannot be said of fictional characters in general, but all the same, authors do not usually send their characters naked into the world—dress can play a surprisingly important role in their narratives. The clothes described and illustrated by Potter anchor her animals to a workaday rural society. They bridge the gap between nineteenth-century reality and Potter’s version of it: a miniature worl

Clothing, Class Deception, and Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Rosy Aindow

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Grisettes, Cocottes, and Bohèmes: Fashion and Fiction in the 1820s

Denise Amy Baxter

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Fashion Reform: Aesthetic Movement in Dress and Interiors

Marilyn Casto

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Novelist as Stylist, Designer as Storyteller

Sophia Errey

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Holly Golightly and the Fashioning of the Waif

Gabrielle Finnane

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

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In Christopher Isherwood’s 1939 novel Goodbye to Berlin, Sally Bowles is a creature of color whose clothing, which can be grubby, always has something eye-catching: “She was dressed in black silk, with a small cape over her shoulders and a little cap like a page boy’s stuck jauntily on one side of her head.” As the narrator, also called Christopher Isherwood, watches her dial a phone number he notices “her fingernails were painted emerald green, a colour unfortunately chosen for it called attenti

Dressing for Success

Clair Hughes

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Tanizaki Jun’ichiro’s Naomi

Toby Slade

Source: Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television 2009

Book chapter

Dressing for the Reader

Clair Hughes

Source: Dressed in Fiction 2006

Book chapter

The Fatal Dress: Daniel Defoe’s Roxana

Clair Hughes

Source: Dressed in Fiction 2006

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Unrepentant Dandies: William Thackeray’s Pendennis

Clair Hughes

Source: Dressed in Fiction 2006

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‘Mind and Millinery’: George Eliot’s Middlemarch

Clair Hughes

Source: Dressed in Fiction 2006

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Thomas Carlyle and ‘Sartor Resartus’

Michael Carter

Source: Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes 2003

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