We are seeking submissions to an edited volume that deals with the intersection of politics and fashion between 1915 and 1945. We are looking specifically for essays that deal with female fashion trendsetters of the avant garde and how their personal appearances reflected their political ideals.
Potential women to be featured include but are not limited to: Eva Braun, Coco Chanel, Edda Ciano, Caresse Crosby, Nancy Cunard, Marlene Dietrich, Isadora Duncan, Fernanda Gattinoni, Rosa Genoni, Sonja Henie, Hedda Hopper, Alice Marble, Lee Miller, Deborah Mitford, Diana Mitford, Nancy Mitford, Pamela Mitford, Unity Mitford, Eva Peron, Leni Riefenstahl, Wallis Simpson, Prunella Stack. Josephine Baker, Djuna Barnes, Sylvia Beach, Ingrid Bergman, Irene Castle, Colette, Marion Davies, Bette Davis, Amelia Earhart, Emily Hahn, Maria Jolas, Frida Kahlo, Mina Loy, Aimee Semple Macpherson, Adrienne Monnier, Emmeline Pankhurst, Bonnie Parker, Dorothy Parker, Jean Rhys, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margharita Sarfatti, Elsa Schiaparelli, Emma Tenayuca, and Madeleine Vionnet.
For more information on the project, visit www.deirdreclemente.com/book
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)