This article argues for the importance of fashion's hold on the French cultural imagination in the nineteenth century.
Novelists use hairstyles as a kind of language. First, I examine the meanings and connotations of the terms for the changing hairstyles in nineteenth-century France. In novels they may suggest social status or character traits.
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