The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

  title={The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women},
  author={Naomi Wolf},
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. Naomi Wolf exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function today, in the home and at work, in literature and the media, in relationships between men and women, between women and women. With pertinent and intelligent examples, she confronts the beauty industry and… 

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