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Naomi Wolf


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

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf revisits the work that The New York Times called one of the most important books of the 20th century.

Wolf’s landmark international bestseller challenged the cosmetics industry and the marketing of unrealistic standards of beauty, launching a new wave of feminism in the early 1990s.



Naomi Wolf

Feminist and activist Naomi Wolf is the author of The Beauty Myth, Fire With Fire and The Treehouse. Naomi Wolf’s first book The Beauty Myth made her name as one of the leading names of third-wave feminism. Her work on feminism has included Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood (or a Se... Read more


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