All American Girls: Geographical Implications and the Quest for Female Autonomy in Zelda Fitzgerald's Girl Series

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Madeline Herron (Creator)
University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA )
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Lorena Russell

Abstract: In 1929, the magazine "College Humor" commissioned Zelda Fitzgerald to write six short stories about the lives of young women in the U.S., with each story evoking a certain archetypal woman. In this paper, the author argues that these short stories showcase Fitzgerald's talent as a writer, reflect the intense social contrast between North and South in the U.S., and provide a narrative for an American woman in the 21st century.

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Language: English
Date: 2018
Zelda Fitzgerald ; cultural divide ; gender ; Girl Series

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