The Second Sex

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Knopf, 1971 - Single women - 732 pages

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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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This phenomenal tome, translated very readably and completely here as far as I can tell, by Borde and Malovany-Chevallier, is utterly gripping, moving, intense, and a true life-changing experience ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER Part I DESTINY
3
The Psychoanalytic Point of View
38
The Point of View of Historical Materialism
53
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