The Second Sex
Simone de Beauvoir wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman'.In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs abotu femininity. Liberation, she argues, entails challenging traditional perceptions of the social relationship between the sexes and, crucially, in achieving economic independence.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - puabi - LibraryThing
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