The Spectacular Modern Woman

The Spectacular Modern Woman

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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 a 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.A Miss Leiderman brought suit against the New York winner of a similar competition; Leiderman claimed that she was the aquot;Venus of America.aquot; Sun News- Pictorial, 6 ... Dorothy Woolley advertised her figure-culture and weight-loss system in womena#39;s magazines with the same image of herself as appeared in the Sun and the claim that she was aquot;Australiaa#39;s Most Beautiful Model.aquot; aquot;How to Reduce Youranbsp;...

Title:The Spectacular Modern Woman
Author:Liz Conor
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2004


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