Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes


Loos’s vintage story exhibits that questions of girls and power―more suitable this present day than ever―can are available in the main appealing of packages.

This delirious 1925 Jazz Age vintage brought readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town lady from Little Rock, who has develop into essentially the most undying characters in American fiction. Outrageous and fascinating, this not-so-dumb blonde has been portrayed on degree and reveal by way of Carol Channing and Marilyn Monroe and has turn into the archetype of the footloose, good-hearted gold digger (not that she sees herself that way). Masquerading as her diaries, Gentlemen favor Blondes follows Lorelei as she entertains suitors throughout Europe earlier than returning domestic to marry a millionaire. during this delightfully droll and witty publication, Lorelei’s glamorous pragmatism shines, as does Anita Loos’s mastery of irony and dialect. A craze in its day and with ageless allure, this new Liveright variation places Lorelei again the place she belongs: entrance and middle.

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