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Author Meade, Marion, 1934-

Title Bobbed hair and bathtub gin [Axis 360 electronic resource] : writers running wild in the Twenties / Marion Meade.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2004.
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Description 1 online resource (340 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-340).
Summary "Capturing the jazz rhythms and desperate gaiety that defined the era, Meade gives us Parker, Fitzgerald, Millay, and Ferber, traces the intersections of their lives, and describes the men (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson, Harold Ross, and Robert Benchley) who influenced them, loved them, and sometimes betrayed them. Here are the social and literary triumphs (Parker's Round Table witticisms appeared almost daily in the newspapers and Ferber and Millay won Pulitzer Prizes) and inevitably the penances each paid: crumbled love affairs, abortions, depression, lost beauty, nervous breakdowns, and finally, overdoses and even madness." "These literary heroines did what they wanted, said what they thought, living wholly in the moment. They kicked open the door for twentieth-century women writers and set a new model for every woman trying to juggle the serious issues of economic independence, political power, and sexual freedom."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.
Women authors, American -- Biography.
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950.
Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948.
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968.
Nineteen twenties.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Meade, Marion, 1934- Bobbed hair and bathtub gin. 1st ed. New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2004 (DLC) 2003064585 (OCoLC)53375195
ISBN 9780385533010 (electronic bk.)
0385533012 (electronic bk.)
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