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Beauty

Author: John Miller
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Miller
ISBN: 0811813401 9780811813402
OCLC Number: 35741349
Description: xi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Diane Ackerman --
The qualities of beauty / Edmund Burke --
Women and beauty / Sophia Loren --
A large bosom or a small / John Woodforde --
To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe --
Pagan beauty / Camille Paglia --
Hymn to beauty / Charles Baudelaire --
Two tales of beauty / Ken Siman --
Beauty-with-the-seven-dresses / Italo Calvino --
The arts of beauty; or Secrets of a ladies' toilet / Madame Lola Montez --
The living beauty / W.B. Yeats --
Memoirs of an ex-prom queen / Alix Kates Shulman --
Queen Esther / J.T. Headley --
Snow White / Donald Barthelme --
Autobiography of a face / Lucy Grealy --
Bringing up a beauty / Dorothy Cocks --
Beauty and the Beast / Madame Leprince de Beaumont --
Beauty and the Beast / Jean Cocteau --
The late show / Helen Gurley Brown --
The house of mirth / Edith Wharton --
Being beauteous / Arthur Rimbaud --
A pagan world / Madge Garland --
To have and have not / Ernest Hemingway --
Playing in the dark / Toni Morrison --
Personal beauty and racial betterment / Knight Dunlap --
Rita and Marilyn / Eduardo Galeano --
She walks in beauty / Lord Byron --
This lunar beauty / W.H. Auden --
In ancient Egypt / Clifford Bax --
The beauty myth / Naomi Wolf --
Beauty / Peter Schjeldahl --
A Russian beauty / Vladimir Nabokov --
Romeo and Juliet / William Shakespeare --
Immortality / Milan Kundera.
Responsibility: an anthology by John Miller ; foreword by Diane Ackerman.
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