The Second Sex
The essential masterwork that has provoked and inspired generations of men and women. “From Eve’s apple to Virginia Woolf’s room of her own, Beauvoir’s treatise remains an essential rallying point, urging self-sufficiency and offering the fruit of knowledge.” —Vogue
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S | M O N E D E B E A U V O | R The Second Sex Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris in 1908. In 1929 she became the youngest person ever to obtain the agrégation in philosophy at the Sorbonne, placing second to Jean-Paul Sartre.
Simone De Beauvoir. The Second Sex.
S 1 MO N E D E B E A U V O | R The Second Sex TRANS LATED BY co-N STA N C E B O R. D. E. AND SHE | LA MALOVA NY-CH EVALLI ER With an Introduction by Judith Thurman FIRST WINTAGE BOOKS EDITION, MAY 2011 Ledeuxième sexe copyright ©.
... Inc. The Library of Congress has cataloged the Knopf edition as follows: Beauvoir, Simone de 1908–1986. |Deuxième sexe. English] The second sex/Simone de Beauvoir; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany Chevallier. p.cm.
In the next bassinet was another newborn (“a lot punier,” she recalled), whose little tag announced, “I'm a Boy! ... The Second Sex was an act of Promethean audacity—a theft of Olympian fire—from which there was no turning back.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jthierer - LibraryThing
This book consists of three parts all jumbled-up together so that some of the still relevant gets missed in the "WTF did I just read." One part is a solid historical look at what the life of women ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
A dense book in which de Beauvoir attempts to define a feminist view of the world, and to explain the differentiation of that view from the masculine. There is a lot of close reasoning, but a serious ... Read full review
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