Item #11126 THE CLOTHING: PARABOLA, VOLUME XIX, NO. 3; AUGUST 1994. Frithjof Schuon, Rodney Collin, Stuart Smithers, Nouk Bassomb, Noelle Oxenhandler, Shawkat M. Toorawa, Richard Lewis, Kathleen Norris, Edwin Bernbaum, Joseph Wolf, Gunilla Norris, Ellin Dooling Draper, Virginia Baron.


New York: 1994. First edition. Contains "Bodies of Sleep, Garments of Skins" by Stuart Smithers - Ancient views of the relationship between body and soul, "Dangerous Outfits" by Nouk Bassomb - Be careful where you go in borrowed clothes, "Pascal's Jacket" by Noelle Oxenhandler - A meditation on hiddenness, "Every Robe He Dons Becomes Him" by Shawkat M. Toorawa - Images of clothing in the Islamic tradition, "The Fabric of Independence" by Susan Bean - The communicative power of Mahatma Gandhi's costume, "Trying on a Hat" by Richard Lewis - Children's dress-ups, "A Glorious Robe" by Kathleen Norris - The Benedictine clothing ceremony, "The Mystery of the Veil" by Frithjof Schuon - The garment that conceals and reveals, "The Dancer's Sleeve" by Edwin Bernbaum - Tibetan Mani Rimdu dance ritual, "Divine Clothing" by Joseph Wolf - Mystical Judaic versions of the garment metaphor, "Before All This" by Gunilla Norris - How traditional costume defines our roots, "The Cycle of Sex" by Rodney Collin - Alternating masculine and feminine ages, "The Decorated Body" by France Borel - The human body as a product of culture, "Clothed in the Beauty of Possibility" by Richard Wentz - How what we wear reveals who we are, "Garments of Voice" by Gail Rossi and Sun Bingshan - Chinese women's garments, "Powerful Secrets: An Interview with Pamela Keech" - Costume in theater, costume as art; 128 pages. Item #11126

Paperback in very good condition.

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