The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice

The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice

by M. G. Lord

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ISBN-13: 9780802716699
Publisher: Walker & Company
Publication date: 01/31/2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 5 Years

About the Author

M.G. Lord is a celebrated cultural critic and investigative journalist, and the author of Forever Barbie and Astro Turf. Since 1995 she has been a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review and the Times's Arts & Leisure section. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, and ArtForum. Before becoming a freelance writer, Lord was a syndicated political cartoonist and a columnist for Newsday. She teaches at the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

1 The Beautiful Somnambulist 1

2 National Velvet, 1944 13

3 1945-1950 23

4 A Place in the Sun, 1951 30

5 1951-1955 39

6 Giant, 1956 44

7 1956-1959 54

8 Suddenly, Last Summer, 1959 68

9 BUtterfield 8, 1960 79

10 1960-1962 90

11 Cleopatra, 1963 97

12 1963-1965 109

13 The Sandpiper, 1965 112

14 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 122

15 1967-1973 130

16 Ash Wednesday, 1973 137

17 The Little Foxes, 1981 143

18 1982-1984 148

19 Her Greatest Conscious Gift, 1984-2011 156

Acknowledgments 169

Notes 173

Bibliography 195

Index 205

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