Elizabeth Taylor's Unexpected Role

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Elizabeth Taylor's Unexpected Role

"The characters she played were women to be reckoned with," writes cultural historian M.G. Lord in The Accidental Feminist (amazon.com), a suprising exploration of the decidedly feminist roles (in National Velvet, Buttefield 8, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) Elizabeth Taylor was famous for. "And many of her roles—the great and not-so-great—surreptiously brought feminist issues to American audiences held captive by those violet eyes and that epic beauty."

First Published Wed, 2012-03-14 13:23

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