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Fetish:  Fashion, Sex and Power by  Valerie Steele - First Printing - 1996 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.co.uk

Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power

by Steele, Valerie

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder dot on page bottoms, jacket rubbed.


NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder dot on page bottoms, jacket . rubbed.. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0195090446 . Index, bibliography, notes, many illustrations and photos, including many pages of color photos. " In elegant prose Valerie Steele explores the ambiguous region of fetish dressing, where perverse sex meets high fashion. Her analysis of the gendered meanings of fetish garments is both witty and profound, as she explores the sexual fantasies played out in dress, and the ambivalence with which we regard them today as the boundary between the "normal" and the "perverse" sees, she suggests, to be disappearing" (rear cover blurb). Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages .




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