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meant to be modern and in CanadaUsing a wide ange of visual and textual evidence Nicholas illuminates both the freuent public debates about female appearance and the ealities feminine Self Presentation She Argues presentation She argues women an active and thoughtful ole in their emb. With her short skirt bobbed HAIR AND PENCHANT FOR SMOKING DRINKING DANCING AND JAZZ and penchant for smoking drinking dancing jazz Modern Girl was a
FIXTURE OF 1920S CANADIAN CONSUMER CULTURE 1920s Canadian consumer culture appeared in art film fashion and advertising as well as on the streets of towns from coast to coast In The Modern Girl Jane Nicholas argues that this feminine image was.