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7 edition of Flapper (The Poppy Chronicles) found in the catalog.

Flapper (The Poppy Chronicles)

by Claire Rayner

  • 190 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by House of Stratus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Romance,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy - Epic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8925917M
    ISBN 101842325388
    ISBN 109781842325384
    OCLC/WorldCa224592390

      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 strictures. Flapper is the story of the notorious New Woman of the s who bobbed her hair, smoked cigarettes, drank gin, sported short skirts and passed her evenings in steamy jazz clubs, where she danced in a shockingly immodest fashion with a revolving cast of male suitors.. The book follows the intertwined stories of Lois Long, aka Lipstick, the notorious fashion/gossip columnist and original staff 5/5(1).

    Ethel Hays (Ma – Ma ) was an American syndicated cartoonist specializing in flapper-themed comic strips in the s and s. She drew in Art Deco style. In the later part of her career, during the s and s, she became one of the country's most accomplished children's book . Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook.

    The flapper showed disdain for conventional dress and behavior; wore her hair bobbed, used rouge and lipstick, and even plucked her eyebrows! The flapper girl dressed in fringed skirts and bright colored sweaters; she wore scarves and blouses with Peter Pan collars.   Among key flapper accessories was a little hip flask, that could be tucked discretely inside a lace garter. Drugs were part of that culture too, on both sides of the Atlantic. Diana Cooper, the British aristocrat turned actor, frequently turned to morphine to ward off depression and nerves.


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Flapper (The Poppy Chronicles) by Claire Rayner Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Flapper" is a fairly unique book in that it's a worthwhile work of history that's written in a style geared toward a broad audience, yet I'd hardly classify it as pop history. It's serious cultural history that uses a handful of well-known women and interesting anecdotes to guide the reader through the narrative.

I liked this book a lot/5(). Flapper is a really interesting book that reads a little like a textbook, but a textbook about celebrities, feminism, identity, capitalism, and history.

The first section is about Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald (let's talk how much we didn't learn about them while reading The Great Gatsby in high school) and the creation of the flapper/5.

―Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, The New York Times Book Review “Judith Mackrell's Flappers is a juicy, energetic exploration of six dazzling iconoclasts who all flared to fame in the Roaring '20s Flappers reminds us of the enormous, lasting cultural impact of gutsy, vibrant women who managed to shine in unexpected by: 3.

Anita Loos’ book “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and its follow-up “But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes” were famous satires of the world of flappers. The books focused on flapper Lorelei Lee and. The author has chosen six women who represent the "flapper" of the -wheeling, amoral, publicity seeking, and in some instances talented They are: Josephine Baker: talented dancer and the Ebony Venus of Paris Tamara de Lempicki: talented artist whose painting graces the cover of this book Tallulah Bankhead: somewhat talented actress who became a caricature in later life/5.

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.

The term "flapper" first appeared in Great Britain after World War I, as a term which meant a young girl, still somewhat awkward in movement and who had not yet entered womanhood.

In the June edition of the Atlantic Monthly, U.S. psychologist and educator G. Stanley Hall described looking in a dictionary to discover what the evasive term. About Flapper. 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.

As Gail Collins writes in her book America’s Women, the average weekly wage for men in was $, compared to only $ for women. The flapper. Children will be fascinated as you share the Gospel using this innovative tool.

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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 granted. 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).

This book offers an examination of the Roaring Twenties in the United States, focusing on the vibrant icon of the newly liberated woman--the flapper--that came to embody the Jazz Age.

Flappers takes readers back to the time of speakeasies, gangsters, dance bands, and silent film stars, offering a fresh look at the Jazz Age by focusing on the women who came to symbolize it.

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A flapper posing with a flapper pillow. Yann/Public Domain. In the early 20th century, Americans endlessly discussed and debated flappers. The Flapper, a. Following last years impressive novel Murder Knocks Twice, author Susanna Calkins is back with book two in her Speakeasy Murder series. It’s a great follow-up novel once again featuring Gina the cigarette girl/photographer/amateur detective and the strong supporting cast of characters.

It’s a wonderful look at the times of the underground clubs and the people that went to them. The year is.

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The book presents the case of the American sexual revolution with the origin of celebrities and changing women behaviors and their roles. Edna Wallace Hopper, known as “the eternal flapper”, However, it wasn’t until and (just at the end of the flapper era) that these publications really began to push sun tanning and a tanned appearance.

This was a stark contrast to the early s, when these magazines encouraged skin lightening and even bleaching. T he precise etymology of "flapper", as applied to a young woman of the Jazz Age, is a bit fuzzy. Most people seem to agree that it developed from the image of a baby bird leaving the parental.

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