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The Resource Victorian secrets : what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself, by Sarah A. Chrisman ; foreword by Sue Lean

Victorian secrets : what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself, by Sarah A. Chrisman ; foreword by Sue Lean

Label
Victorian secrets : what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself
Title
Victorian secrets
Title remainder
what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself
Statement of responsibility
by Sarah A. Chrisman ; foreword by Sue Lean
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A woman describes her experience wearing a Victorian corset for an entire year and how it changed her body and her view of the garment from being a symbol of female oppression to one of empowerment
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chrisman, Sarah A
Dewey number
391.4/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT2075
LC item number
.C57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chrisman, Sarah A.
  • Corsets
  • Corsets
Target audience
adult
Label
Victorian secrets : what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself, by Sarah A. Chrisman ; foreword by Sue Lean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 19
  • Chapter 4
  • Waisted Curves
  • 41
  • Chapter 5
  • Stayed Slumber and Sizing Down
  • 47
  • Chapter 6
  • A Museum Visit
  • 57
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Twenty-Four-Seven
  • 65
  • Chapter 8
  • Meeting Mom
  • 71
  • Chapter 9
  • Serving at Table
  • 77
  • Chapter 10
  • Nature and Artifice
  • Figure Facts
  • 83
  • Chapter 11
  • Broken Bones
  • 93
  • Chapter 12
  • Customized Curves
  • 111
  • Chapter 13
  • Freedom of the Corset
  • 1
  • 119
  • Chapter 14
  • Objections
  • 123
  • Chapter 15
  • Votes for Women
  • 131
  • Chapter 16
  • Feminine Anatomy, and Matters of Hygiene
  • 147
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 17
  • "All the Pretty Girls"
  • 157
  • Chapter 18
  • Duck the Malls
  • 161
  • Chapter 19
  • Waisted Flight
  • 165
  • Chapter 20
  • Ribbed Rumors and Stayed Truths
  • Straight-Laced Security
  • 169
  • Chapter 21
  • Hatters Logic, and Pinned Perils
  • 173
  • Chapter 22
  • Veiled Glances
  • 183
  • Chapter 23
  • Crisis for Beauty
  • 11
  • 191
  • Chapter 24
  • A Year On
  • 199
  • Chapter 25
  • A Victorian Lady's Dressing Sequence
  • 211
  • Chapter 26
  • Fifty Years of Fashion: A Model Performance
  • 217
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 27
  • Loose Laces to Tie Up the Tale
  • 223
  • A Step Backward in Time ... and a Knotty Problem
Control code
ocn857234285
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781626361751
Lccn
2013030246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
391.42 C461 ; XX-N ; LAP ; Z13BP012.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 857234285
  • (Sirsi) 857234285
  • (OCoLC)857234285
Label
Victorian secrets : what a corset taught me about the past, the present, and myself, by Sarah A. Chrisman ; foreword by Sue Lean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 19
  • Chapter 4
  • Waisted Curves
  • 41
  • Chapter 5
  • Stayed Slumber and Sizing Down
  • 47
  • Chapter 6
  • A Museum Visit
  • 57
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Twenty-Four-Seven
  • 65
  • Chapter 8
  • Meeting Mom
  • 71
  • Chapter 9
  • Serving at Table
  • 77
  • Chapter 10
  • Nature and Artifice
  • Figure Facts
  • 83
  • Chapter 11
  • Broken Bones
  • 93
  • Chapter 12
  • Customized Curves
  • 111
  • Chapter 13
  • Freedom of the Corset
  • 1
  • 119
  • Chapter 14
  • Objections
  • 123
  • Chapter 15
  • Votes for Women
  • 131
  • Chapter 16
  • Feminine Anatomy, and Matters of Hygiene
  • 147
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 17
  • "All the Pretty Girls"
  • 157
  • Chapter 18
  • Duck the Malls
  • 161
  • Chapter 19
  • Waisted Flight
  • 165
  • Chapter 20
  • Ribbed Rumors and Stayed Truths
  • Straight-Laced Security
  • 169
  • Chapter 21
  • Hatters Logic, and Pinned Perils
  • 173
  • Chapter 22
  • Veiled Glances
  • 183
  • Chapter 23
  • Crisis for Beauty
  • 11
  • 191
  • Chapter 24
  • A Year On
  • 199
  • Chapter 25
  • A Victorian Lady's Dressing Sequence
  • 211
  • Chapter 26
  • Fifty Years of Fashion: A Model Performance
  • 217
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 27
  • Loose Laces to Tie Up the Tale
  • 223
  • A Step Backward in Time ... and a Knotty Problem
Control code
ocn857234285
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781626361751
Lccn
2013030246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
391.42 C461 ; XX-N ; LAP ; Z13BP012.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 857234285
  • (Sirsi) 857234285
  • (OCoLC)857234285

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