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Feminism in the Jazz Age.

Commentator Maureen Corrigan looks back at Ex-Wife a 1929 novel by Ursula Parrott that has recently been re-printed. Corrigan finds many of the issues of contemporary feminism wrapped up in this story of a flapper who tries an "open" marriage.

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Other segments from the episode on July 26, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 26, 1989: Interview with Wayne Wang; Review of Toscanini's albums "La Mer" and "Tragic Overture/Symphony No. 4"; Interview with Dubravka Tomsic; Commentary on Ursula…

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