Beauty Myth Short Edition

£4.99

In the struggle for women’s equality, there is one subject still shrouded in silence – women’s compulsive pursuit of beauty. The myth of female beauty challenges every woman, every day of her life. The author exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function today.

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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form

WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR

Every day, women around the world are confronted with a dilemma – how to look. In a society embroiled in a cult of female beauty and youthfulness, pressure on women to conform physically is constant and all-pervading. In this shortened edition you will find the essence of Wolf’s groundbreaking book. It is a radical, gripping and frank exposé of the tyranny of the beauty myth, its oppressive function and the destructive obsession it engenders.

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Weight 0.073 kg
Dimensions 17.8 × 11 × 0.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xiii, 110

Language

English

Edition

Abridged edition

Dewey

305.42 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K