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Contents List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Thackeray's Blondes: Rebecca and Rowena 2. Brontë and Eliot: Blond Transformations 3. Dyeing the Blonde a Darker Shade: Femmes Fatales, Foolery, and Fin-de-Siècle Fear 4. Double-Peroxide, Moving Parts, and Mobile Mouths: Movies of the 1930s 5. Monroe at the Gates 6. Even Darker Shades Notes Bibliography Filmography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Blondes in literature.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Characters -- Blondes.
Blondes in motion pictures.