Bachelor Girl: 100 Years of Breaking the Rules--a Social by Betsy Israel

By Betsy Israel

Journalist Betsy Israel paints remarkably vibrant photos of unmarried ladies -- and the way they've been perceived -- through the a long time utilizing basic resources, together with deepest journals, newspapers, and different fabrics from renowned media. From the nineteenth-century spinsters of latest England to the Bowery women of latest York urban, to the occupation women of the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, unmarried ladies have fought to discover, and believe cozy in, that room in their personal. One want in simple terms examine Bridget Jones and the intercourse and town gang to determine that unmarried girls nonetheless retain an uneasy dating with the remainder of society -- and but radiate glamour and mystery.

Bachelor lady shines a mild at the stereotypes that experience stigmatized unmarried girls and celebrates their creative experience of spirit, firm, and limitless good fortune in an international the place it's now not strange or not going to be unwed.

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