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Better Babies Standard Score Card

Author : Better Babies Bureau of the Woman's Home Companion
ISBN : OCLC:1176424365
Genre : Infants
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Category: Infants

Not June Cleaver

Author : June Meyerowitz
ISBN : 1566391717
Genre : History
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In the popular stereotype of post-World War II America, women abandoned their wartime jobs and contentedly retreated to the home. This work unveils the diversity of postwar women, showing how far women departed from this one-dimensional image.
Category: History

A Diamond Of Years

Author : Helen Otis Lamont
ISBN : UCAL:B4354468
Genre : Short stories, American
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Category: Short stories, American

The American New Woman Revisited

Author : Martha H. Patterson
ISBN : 9780813542966
Genre : History
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In North America between 1894 and 1930, the rise of the "New Woman" sparked controversy on both sides of the Atlantic and around the world. As she demanded a public voice as well as private fulfillment through work, education, and politics, American journalists debated and defined her. Who was she and where did she come from? Was she to be celebrated as the agent of progress or reviled as a traitor to the traditional family? Over time, the dominant version of the American New Woman became typified as white, educated, and middle class: the suffragist, progressive reformer, and bloomer-wearing bicyclist. By the 1920s, the jazz-dancing flapper epitomized her. Yet she also had many other faces. Bringing together a diverse range of essays from the periodical press of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Martha H. Patterson shows how the New Woman differed according to region, class, politics, race, ethnicity, and historical circumstance. In addition to the New Woman's prevailing incarnations, she appears here as a gun-wielding heroine, imperialist symbol, assimilationist icon, entrepreneur, socialist, anarchist, thief, vamp, and eugenicist. Together, these readings redefine our understanding of the New Woman and her cultural impact.
Category: History

Women S Periodicals In The United States

Author : Therese Lueck
ISBN : 0313286310
Genre : History
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Consumer magazines aimed at women are as diverse as the market they serve. Some meet the interests of particular age groups; while others target particular racial, ethnic, and economic groups. Some have lasted more than a century, some started only during the last decade, and some have ceased publication after only a few issues. This reference book profiles seventy-five consumer magazines published in the United States and read primarily by women.
Category: History

She Took To The Woods

Author : Alice Arlen
ISBN : 9781608934355
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Longtime fans of Rich's writing will welcome this engaging and thoughtful biography of her life. There is also a wonderful section that includes many of Rich's essays and stories — which were published in magazines but never appeared in book form — as well as excerpts from her journal and letters.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Women Adapting

Author : Bethany Wood
ISBN : 9781609386498
Genre : Performing Arts
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When most of us hear the title Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, we think of Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell’s iconic film performance. Few, however, are aware that the movie was based on Anita Loos’s 1925 comic novel by the same name. What does it mean, Women Adapting asks, to translate a Jazz Age blockbuster from book to film or stage? What adjustments are necessary and what, if anything, is lost? Bethany Wood examines three well-known stories that debuted as women’s magazine serials—Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence, and Edna Ferber’s Show Boat—and traces how each of these beloved narratives traveled across publishing, theatre, and film through adaptation. She documents the formation of adaptation systems and how they involved women’s voices and labor in modern entertainment in ways that have been previously underappreciated. What emerges is a picture of a unique window of time in the early decades of the twentieth century, when women in entertainment held influential positions in production and management. These days, when filmic adaptations seem endless and perhaps even unoriginal, Women Adapting challenges us to rethink the popular platitude, “The book is always better than the movie.”
Category: Performing Arts

Madame Grundy S Book

Author : Woman's Home Companion
ISBN : OCLC:20214103
Genre : Etiquette
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Category: Etiquette

The Arena

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105119080047
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High School Life

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ISBN : UIUC:30112042825650
Genre : School yearbooks
File Size : 39.75 MB
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Recreation

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044106226459
Genre : Sports
File Size : 86.87 MB
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Category: Sports