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Den manliga avsägelsen? : En studie om dandyn och den manliga modebloggaren

Ardby, Amanda LU and Cafurek, Ivona LU (2015) MODK63 20151
Division of Fashion Science
Abstract
The object of this essay is to analyze how the great male renunciation have influenced men’s fashion wear, as well as the way men express their interest in fashion. This was achieved by studying the dandy as phenomenon in relation to the contemporary male fashion blogger. Analytical methods such as semiotic analysis has been applied, as well as a qualitative text analysis inspired by discourse analysis. This essay’s theoretical framework is comprised from a fashion perspective, complemented by a gender perspective and a dramaturgical perspective. The outset of this essay is to question the notion that fashion is considered feminine by highlighting empirical material where men express themselves through fashion. Thus, this study attempts to... (More)
The object of this essay is to analyze how the great male renunciation have influenced men’s fashion wear, as well as the way men express their interest in fashion. This was achieved by studying the dandy as phenomenon in relation to the contemporary male fashion blogger. Analytical methods such as semiotic analysis has been applied, as well as a qualitative text analysis inspired by discourse analysis. This essay’s theoretical framework is comprised from a fashion perspective, complemented by a gender perspective and a dramaturgical perspective. The outset of this essay is to question the notion that fashion is considered feminine by highlighting empirical material where men express themselves through fashion. Thus, this study attempts to problematize the thesis of the great male renunciation and expand the definition of masculinity by elucidating different interpretations of it. (Less)
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Ardby, Amanda LU and Cafurek, Ivona LU
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MODK63 20151
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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the great male renunciation, men’s fashion, gender, masculinity, androgyny, dandy, dandyism, blogger
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Swedish
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7446221
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2016-02-04 09:06:21
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  abstract     = {The object of this essay is to analyze how the great male renunciation have influenced men’s fashion wear, as well as the way men express their interest in fashion. This was achieved by studying the dandy as phenomenon in relation to the contemporary male fashion blogger. Analytical methods such as semiotic analysis has been applied, as well as a qualitative text analysis inspired by discourse analysis. This essay’s theoretical framework is comprised from a fashion perspective, complemented by a gender perspective and a dramaturgical perspective. The outset of this essay is to question the notion that fashion is considered feminine by highlighting empirical material where men express themselves through fashion. Thus, this study attempts to problematize the thesis of the great male renunciation and expand the definition of masculinity by elucidating different interpretations of it.},
  author       = {Ardby, Amanda and Cafurek, Ivona},
  keyword      = {the great male renunciation,men’s fashion,gender,masculinity,androgyny,dandy,dandyism,blogger},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den manliga avsägelsen? : En studie om dandyn och den manliga modebloggaren},
  year         = {2015},
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