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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13: 9780684852140 ISBN-10: 0684852144

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In this irreverant, unsparing and witty look at our cultural obsession with blonde, Natalia Ilyin shows us that our apparently modern fixation has truly primeval roots. Highlighting cultural criticism with personal experience, she cites ancient myths, Hollywood icography and the daily assault of advertising to reveal why the allure of being a blonde has crossed the boundaries of ethnicity, ecomics and age. When a woman decides to go blonde, or add some highlights, she is deciding to stand for something, but what? In answer, Ilyin traces the power of blonde back to its primeval goddess origins: the sun blonde, the moon blonde and the incent blonde. She offers shrew and often hilarious explanations of how they evolved into The Apollo Blonde, The Trophy Blonde and the Ironic Blonde. With a sharp wit and probing intelligence, Ilyin shows us that blonde is a hair colour, but a blonde is a symbol.

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Author(s)Natalia Ilyin
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Date of Publication22/02/2000
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100684852144
ISBN-139780684852140
SubjectCultural Studies

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Place of PublicationNew York, NY
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintTouchstone
Content Noteblack & white illustrations

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Weight251 g
Width140 mm
Height216 mm
Spine11 mm

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Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)

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Author BiographyNatalia Ilyin has taught courses in American mythic images at Cooper Union and Yale University and is currently a critic at Yale.

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