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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Beatrice Burton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M8183 Fl, PS3525.O643 Fl
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6682139M
LC Control Number25020406
OCLC/WorldCa1820581

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  Back in February, in what feels like a different lifetime, I began thinking more about my copy of The Flapper Wife by Beatrice Burton. I had been reading a different Burton title, which I really ought to review on this blog soon, and I had thought it suspect that the book I was reading was. A dazzling journey through the New York high society of the Gilded Age, where dresses and rumors are more important than politics, The English Wife drips with both Shakespeare references and near-pornographic descriptions of flapper-era fashion and well-appointed townhomes. It’s tempting to call this novel a mystery, but its scope is far wider than a whodunit: It’s a broad examination of. The slang term "flapper" may derive from an earlier use in northern England to mean "teenage girl", referring to one whose hair is not yet put up and whose plaited pigtail "flapped" on her back, or from an older word meaning "prostitute". The slang word "flap" was used for a young prostitute as early as By the s, the word "flapper" was used in some localities as slang both for a very.   Flapper is a dazzling look at the women who heralded a radical change in American culture and launched the first truly modern decade. The New Woman of the s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. More important, she earned her own keep, controlled her own destiny, and secured liberties that modern women take for Author: Joshua Zeitz.

Blithely flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her disapproving mother corseted, the New Woman of the s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. More important, she earned her own keep, controlled her own destiny, and secured liberties that modern women take for granted. Her newfound freedom heralded a radical change in /5(6).   I will read you my favorite story which is a book from called Flapper Wife. If you would like for me to keep reading chapters of this book, comment me so I know you are interested.   If the United States became modern in the decade after the First World War, a popular symbol of that modernity is the flapper, a scantily clad, frivolous young woman whose newfound freedom from restrictive clothing represented a way of life free of Victorian social : Joshua Zeitz. I purchased this book because our Beale Pianola came with a roll, The Flapper Wife, a foxtrot from the house dates to this period, and the 'twenties have always fascinated me through the works of Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and many others/5(1).