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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 A Feminist Fashion Icon : Germaine Greer's Paisley Coat.
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'This article concerns Germaine Greer’s paisley coat, featured in Vogue and Life magazines in May 1971. Focusing on the coat disrupts how we locate Greer as a subject and women’s liberation as an event. The article explores the intersection of fashion and feminist movements by analysing Greer’s coat, its archive and by placing the coat in a conversation with Greer’s thoughts on fashion.Women’s liberation’s relationship with fashion has primarily been remembered through anti-fashion and anti- beauty protests. The making, wearing and display of Greer’s coat challenges simple categorisations of both Greer and feminism’s history. ' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Feminist Studies vol. 31 no. 87 2016 10926660 2016 periodical issue

    'An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses articles published in the issue on topics including feminism, Germaine Greer's book "The Female Eunuch", and process of canonisation.'

    pg. 78-94
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