“The figures of the new woman and the modern girl were also transnational figures, becoming the focus of attention in various countries from the late 19th century to the early 20th century,” Mackie says. “In each of these countries, the emergence of the figures of the new woman and the modern girl reflected changes in gender relations in those societies.”
The arrival of modern girls in Japan can be traced back to the evolution of women’s role in society. As the population moved away from rural life and into cities, young women also gained more financial freedom and independence while working in service industry roles away from their families.
Benefiting from compulsory education that had been introduced during the Meiji Era (1868-1912), these women had more employment opportunities and, therefore, money. This afforded the women the luxury to push boundaries with their clothing and their pastimes.
Source: ‘Modern girls’: Japan’s first recognizable youth culture movement | The Japan Times
Nguyễn Đình Toàn first penned under Tô Hà Vân, born September 6th, 1936 at Gia Lâm, by the Red river, outside of Hanoi. Left for South Vietnam in 1954, there he became actively involved in the arts, literature, poetry, plays, music, in association with literary magazines like Văn, Văn học. He collaborated with Trần Phong…
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- At least 13 people in Oslo have been infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus following a corporate Christmas party described as a “super spreader event.”
- Their numbers could rise to over 60 cases, authorities said on Friday.
- The outbreak led the Norwegian government to reintroduce some nationwide restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Source: Omicron outbreak at Norway Christmas party is biggest outside S. Africa, authorities say