Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation
Publish date: May 23rd 2013
Publisher: Macmillan; UK Airside and Open market ed edition
Pages no: 456
Edition language: English
Is it possible to be both ambitious and balanced? The answer is yes, of course it is; there are manifold examples of men and women who have achieved great things while maintaining balanced, rational lives. Reading books like Flappers though, one can't be blamed for wondering. No doubt that the ...
In Flappers, Judith Mackrell portrays six women of the early 20th century who became leading ladies of a fashion trend that gave us the Flapper - Josephine Baker, Tamara de Lampicka, Nancy Cunard, Diana Cooper, Tallulah Bankhead, and Zelda Fitzgerald. To be honest, I had not heard of some of them....
Flappers is a book that time-trips into the brave new world tempest of the 1920’s through the lives of six independent-minded and fascinating women. Their backgrounds could hardly be more different, but each of them upended conventional expectations by working hard to discard the hand they had been ...