Avon collectors: middlebrow aesthetic expression of the Twentieth-Century self

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Avon collectors: middlebrow aesthetic expression of the Twentieth-Century self

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dc.contributor.author Fackel, Kelly
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-22T19:36:17Z
dc.date.available 2008-02-22T19:36:17Z
dc.date.created 1992-05-10
dc.date.issued 2008-02-22T19:36:17Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1961/4343
dc.description A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the George Washington University in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Arts within American Studies and Folklore. en
dc.description.abstract In the United States there is a fairly large group of people who collection Avon bottles and other Avon memorabilia as a hobby. For some of these people this hobby is much more than a means of recreation; their collections are deeply entangled with their identities and affect their perceptions of the world. The act of collecting and the resultant, ever growing collection, or physical manifestation of the collecting process, allows Avon collectors to express themselves aesthetically. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject.other Avon en
dc.subject.other kitsch art en
dc.title Avon collectors: middlebrow aesthetic expression of the Twentieth-Century self en
dc.type Thesis en


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