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Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe

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ISBN-10: 0312425651

ISBN-13: 9780312425654

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sarah Churchwell

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There are many Marilyns: sex goddess and innocent child, crafty manipulator and dumb blonde, liberated woman and tragic loner. nbsp; The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe reviews the stories that have framed the greatest Hollywood legend, all the while revealing us to ourselves: our conflicted views on women, our tormented sexual attitudes, our ambivalence about success, our fascination with self-destruction. nbsp; In incisive and passionate prose, critic Sarah Churchwell uncovers the shame, belittlement, and anxiety that we bring to the story of a woman we supposedly adore, and, in the process, rescues a Marilyn Monroe who is far more complicated and credible than the one we think we know.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 12/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Note on Sources
Introduction
Production
Producing the Image, 1946-1962
Producing the Life, 1946-2003
Reproduction
"Goodbye Norma Jeane," 1926-1946
"The Naked Truth," 1946-1952
"Female Trouble," 1952-1961
Femme Fatale, 1961-1962
Afterword: My Marilyn
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index