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Happily Ever After?

Women’s Fiction in Postwar Britain 1945–60

  • Authors
  • Niamh Baker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Niamh Baker
    Pages 1-24
  3. Niamh Baker
    Pages 66-85
  4. Niamh Baker
    Pages 86-108
  5. Niamh Baker
    Pages 109-124
  6. Niamh Baker
    Pages 141-162
  7. Niamh Baker
    Pages 163-173
  8. Niamh Baker
    Pages 174-176
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 177-199

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

body Britain corpus fiction Great Britain love myth women

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