Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper


In the glorious, boozy party that followed World War I, a new being burst defiantly onto the world stage: the flapper. Young, impetuous, and flirtatious, she was an alluring, controversial figure, celebrated in movies, fiction, plays, and the pages of fashion magazines. But, as Linda Simon argues, the flapper didn’t appear out of nowhere. ‘Lost Girls’ gives us a spirited history with a fresh look at the reality of young women’s experiences in America and Britain from the 1890s to the 1920s – the era when the ‘modern girl’ emerged.

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