They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but in modern western society the beholders are usually men and the men make the rules of that social construct that we call beauty.
That’s the essence. Kind of boil down into my own words of Naomi Wolf’s blockbuster breakthrough 1991 book The Beauty Myth.
The Beauty Myth created some big waves when it was published. In fact, later the New York times even said it was one of the 70 most influential books of the entire century.
But it has also generated a lot of controversy for Naomi Wolf.
I first met her when her first book was published — and I hate to admit it now, but so of my questions now seem a bit naive.
So here now from 1991. Naomi Wolf
Naomi Wolf is 59. She lives in Washington, DC.
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