The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe

Sarah Churchwell

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
7 March 2019
ISBN: 9781526613349
Paperback

From the publisher

'Ferociously smart. A rare combination of guilty pleasure and intellectual insight' VOGUE 'Perceptive. Refreshing. Tears away layers of false readings and conspiracy theories' NEW YORK TIMES Intricately researched. Churchwell's Marilyn is a complex, well-rounded creature in the best sense - the human sense' OBSERVER There are many Marilyns: sex goddess and innocent child, crafty manipulator and dumb blonde, screen legend and Hollywood victim. In this incisive and subtle book, Sarah Churchwell looks at how the stories we tell have trivialised a woman we supposedly adore, and at what they reveal about our attitudes towards sex symbols and icons, to women, death, biography and Marilyn herself.