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La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Cecilia Tossounian

Abstract

This book reconstructs different images of modern femininities and their evolution during the 1920s and 1930s, showing that women were at the center of a public debate about modernity and its consequences on the emergence of an Argentine national identity. With a focus on competing media representations of womanhood, mainly proposed by male contemporaries, but also with attention to young women’s descriptions of their experiences, the book explores different images of modern femininities and what they reveal about how Argentines imagined themselves and their country during decades of cultural ... More

Keywords: Modern Girl, Modern woman, womanhood, Femininities, Argentina, Modernity, Consumer Culture, National Identity, Gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781683401162
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401162.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cecilia Tossounian, author
Universidad de San Andres (Argentina)