In these columns, Italian novelist and lexicographer Alfredo Panzini (1863-1939) attempted to understand the modern woman for the editors of Vanity Fair Magazine.
"There is no shame, no expiation, in this flapper of mine! What does she care for home or husband? Old iron, as we say, rubbish, chips from the bone-yard, in her eyes such things are! She is the strong, the self-reliant girl of our time. She is the fighter - the flapper, in short, raising her proud expectant face in the eyes of the world and demanding her "place in the sun!"
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