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User Review  - katherineemilysmith - LibraryThing

The entire time I read this book I felt as if the author was full of herself and not really saying anything new. Granted, this book is a bit out of date, but I don't feel like she was saying anything ... Read full review

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User Review  - AyeshaF - LibraryThing

This book is very important and deserves to be read by both men and women. The writer has laid down her point passionately and it is not hard to see that the kind of society she is taking about will ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ceilidhann - LibraryThing

I like a lot of what Wolf says, even if she frequently says it in the most overwrought manner possible, but I'm not sure the book completely stands up on its own merit. It's a long book, much longer ... Read full review

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User Review  - peptastic - LibraryThing

This is one of those books that you intellectually know but need reminders from time to time that a lot of our beauty ideals are mass marketed from advertisers. At least I do.It's so easy to forget ... Read full review

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User Review  - catfantastic - LibraryThing

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf is mind-blowing...she discusses so many concepts that I had never consciously thought about or dissected, but which make so much (scary) sense. Everybody should read this ... Read full review

THE BEAUTY MYTH: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

``Being a woman...makes you hungry, weak, and sick,'' says Wolf, a British scholar, journalist, and poet who argues that the contemporary myth (meaning false ideal) of beauty—youthful, slender ... Read full review

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User Review  - the_awesome_opossum - LibraryThing

The Beauty Myth is a good intro to women's studies and how women are trapped by conflicting expectations of their gender. Naomi Wolf argues that post-second wave feminism (the 1970s), women were put ... Read full review

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User Review  - nilchance - LibraryThing

My parents gave me this at 13, and it changed my world. I stopped hating myself and started questioning the media. It kept me from sinking deeper into a burgeoning eating disorder. In short, I can't recommend it enough. Read full review

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User Review  - skullstuffing - LibraryThing

Compelling reading - you will find yourself nodding along to almost every sentence. If not, provokes interesting questions on the treatment of women in society. Wolf is convincing and thorough until ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Teresa - Goodreads

Well-written book. It will definitely make women look at ads differently. It's a very important book for women to read and engage in conversation over. I'm no feminist but I totally understand her arguments for the liberation of women in a male-dominated world. Read full review


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