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The spectacular modern woman : feminine visibility in the 1920s

Author: Liz Conor
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Liz Conor explores the role of media technology in the emergence of the 'modern woman' in the 1920s. At once liberating & confining, the media images of women set standards of appearance that were closely tied to ideas about the roles a woman could fulfill, from city girl to mannekin to flapper.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conor, Liz, 1966-
Spectacular modern woman.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607385649
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Conor
ISBN: 0253343917 9780253343918 0253216702 9780253216700
OCLC Number: 53223617
Description: xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The spectacular modern woman: The status of the woman-object. Part I. The modern scene: The city girl in the metropolitan scene --
The screen-struck girl in the cinematic scene --
The mannequin in the commodity scene. Part II. Modern appearing women: The beauty contestant in the photographic scene --
The "primitive" woman in the late colonial scene --
The flapper in the heterosexual leisure scene. Conclusion: Feminine identity and visual culture.
Responsibility: Liz Conor.
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""Providing an overview of the evolution of the modern woman who emergedin the 1920s, Conor (Univ. of Melbourne, Australia) shows that woman emerging fromunderneath clothing -- first her legs, then Read more...

 
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