The Beauty Myth (Paperback)

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The controversial, critically-acclaimed, bestselling book that kickstarted the third wave of feminism is now available with a new introduction and a new look.

In 1990, Naomi Wolf published The Beauty Myth - a book that catapulted Wolf into the international spotlight and onto bestseller lists everywhere (88 straight weeks on The Globe and Mail bestseller list). The effects it had on feminist discourse can still be felt today (and in some ways are even more relevant), and the author's new introduction will help put all the controversy, debate, and media it inspired in context for the next millennium.

About the Author

Naomi Wolf graduated from Yale in 1984 and won a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. The Beauty Myth was published in 14 countries (over 66,000 copies sold in paperback in Canada to date) and became an instant bestseller. Wolf has appeared on many talk shows and speaks to college audiences across North America.

Praise For…

"The most important feminist publication since The Female Eunuch." -Germaine Greer

"This is one of the most brilliant books I have seen...groundbreaking." -Shere Hite

"A vivid and impassioned polemic, essential reading for the New Woman--" -Fay Weldon

"--an exuberant feminist analysis of women's enslavement to false ideals of beauty. It may well set the agenda for the next wave of social liberation." -The Montreal Gazette

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679308706
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Publication Date: May 6th, 1997
Pages: 348