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Happily Ever After? By Niamh Baker

Happily Ever After?
by Niamh Baker

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This work looks at the body of women's fiction written in postwar Britain, up to 1960. It examines the myth of the fairy tale ending and what changes the postwar period has wrought in subverting stereotypes.
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Happily Ever After?: Women's Fiction in Postwar Britain 1945-60 by Niamh Baker

This work looks at the body of women's fiction written in postwar Britain, up to 1960. It examines the myth of the fairy tale ending and what changes the postwar period has wrought in subverting stereotypes.

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Table of Contents


A myth of happiness; something to love - heroines and their heroes; happily ever after? - the consequences of acceptance; odd women; "remember Madame Bovary" - infidelity; ugly sisters; children - "strange unexpected flowerings"; women and work; fictions - subverting the stereotypes; conclusions.

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GOR003564414
Happily Ever After?: Women's Fiction in Postwar Britain 1945-60 by Niamh Baker
Niamh Baker
Women in Society: A Feminist List
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1989-10-20
199
0333460413
9780333460412
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