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Flappers : six women of a dangerous generation / Judith Mackrell.

Author/Creator:
Mackrell, Judith.
Edition:
First American Edition.
Publication:
New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986.
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965.
Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968.
Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948.
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Lempicka, Tamara de, 1898-1980.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Celebrities -- United States -- Biography.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Sex customs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
The forefront British dance critic and award-nominated author of Bloomsbury Ballerina presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker and Tamara de Lempicka.
Contents:
List of illustrations
Author's note and acknowledgments
Introduction
Diana
Nancy
Tamara
Tallulah
Zelda
Josephine
Diana
Tallulah
Nancy
Zelda
Tamara
Josephine
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Originally published: Great Britain : Macmillan, 2013.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Schneidman Fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780374156084 ;
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