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Agit-Vogue: Ideology Makes the Woman

Publié le 1 octobre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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Agit-Vogue: Ideology Makes the Woman

This September’s issue of U.S. Vogue, touted as the “Biggest Issue Ever”, contains only 13% editorial content. Nevertheless, an aesthetic continuity ties the magazine’s advertising to its editorial features, betraying implicit ideological concerns in the content. Drawing on images of leisured femininity, popular in the 1920s and 50s, the latest Vogue reflects a deepening anxiety […]