The Clothing Of Books

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408890151
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How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, “the covers become a part of me.”
The Clothing of Books
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Jhumpa Lahiri
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the
Jackie
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Jay Mulvaney
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-18 - Publisher: Macmillan

Chronicles the fashion history of American icon Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, taking a close-up look at early fashion influences, the White House years, and the post-Camelot period.
The Clothing of the Renaissance World
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Cesare Vecellio, Margaret F. Rosenthal, Ann Rosalind Jones
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

A tour de force of scholarship and book production: an essential reference for anyone interested in costume history, Renaissance studies, theater, and ethnography.
Rebel Threads
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Cesare Vecellio, Margaret F. Rosenthal, Ann Rosalind Jones
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-05 - Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

Featuring over 1300 examples of rare vintage clothing, from the swing, counterculture and blank generation eras, detailed photographs and factual stories of the clothes origins, alongside many previously unseen fashion and film stills. The book traces how these distinct street punk styles were originally put together and worn by the
The Dress Detective
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ingrid Mida, Alexandra Kim
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Dress Detective is the first practical guide to analyzing fashion objects, clearly demonstrating how their close analysis can enhance and enrich interdisciplinary research. This accessible book provides readers with the tools to uncover the hidden stories in garments, setting out a carefully developed research methodology specific to dress, and