Object Lessons: Sock
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OBJECT LESSONS: SOCK
by Kim Adrian
published by Bloomsbury
Who ponders the sock? This common object is something people tug on and take off daily with hardly a thought. Unraveling the garment's history, construction, and use, Kim Adrian's Sock reintroduces us to our own bodies- vulnerable, bipedal, and flawed.
Sock reminds us that extraordinary secrets live in mundane material realities, and shows how this floppy, often smelly, sometimes holey piece of clothing, whether machine-made or hand-knit, can also serve as an anatomy lesson, a physics primer, a love letter, a weapon, a fetish, and a fashion statement.
- paperback: 144 pages
- product dimensions: 121 x 165 mm
- ISBN: 9781501315060