Le Deuxième Sexe
  • Author : Simone de Beauvoir
  • Release Date : 06 July 1989
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 746
  • ISBN 13 : 9780679724513
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Book excerpt: The classic manifesto of the liberated woman, this book explores every facet of a woman's life.

Le Deuxi  me Sexe

Le Deuxi me Sexe

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Social Science
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The classic manifesto of the liberated woman, this book explores every facet of a woman's life....

The Second Sex

The Second Sex

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Feminism
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Of all the writing that emerged from the existentialist movement, Simone de Beauvoir's groundbreaking study of women will probably have the most extensive and enduring impact. It is at once a work of anthropology and sociology, of biology and psychoanalysis, from the pen of a writer and novelist of pennetrating ...

Le Deuxi  me Sexe

Le Deuxi me Sexe

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Social Science
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The classic manifesto of the liberated woman, this book explores every facet of a woman's life....

The Independent Woman

The Independent Woman

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Philosophy
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"Like man, woman is a human being." When The Second Sex was first published in Paris in 1949--groundbreaking, risqué, brilliantly written and strikingly modern--it provoked both outrage and inspiration. The Independent Woman contains three key chapters of Beauvoir's masterwork, which illuminate the feminine condition and identify practical social reforms for ...

The Second Sex

The Second Sex

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Vintage Books
Genre : Philosophy
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'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'. This book is suitable for those who believe in the equality of the sexes....

Beauvoir and The Second Sex

Beauvoir and The Second Sex

Author : Margaret A. Simons
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Genre : Philosophy
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In a compelling chronicle of her search to understand Beauvoir's philosophy in The Second Sex, Margaret A. Simons offers a unique perspective on Beauvoir's wide-ranging contribution to twentieth-century thought. She details the discovery of the origins of Beauvoir's existential philosophy in her hand-written diary from 1927; uncovers evidence of the sexist ...

Study Guide to The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Study Guide to The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Author : Intelligent Education
Publisher : Influence Publishers
Genre : Study Aids
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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, the book that arguably stands as the stepping stone for all other feminists' work. As a work of post-WWII, The Second Sex stirred up controversary as women in France and America ...

 On Ne Na  t Pas Femme   On Le Devient

On Ne Na t Pas Femme On Le Devient

Author : Bonnie Mann,Martina Ferrari
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of essays takes up the most famous feminist sentence ever written, Simone de Beauvoir's "On ne nait pas femme: on le devient," finding in it a flashpoint that galvanizes feminist thinking and action in multiple dimensions. Since its publication, the sentence has inspired feminist thinking and action in ...

The Second Sex

The Second Sex

Author : Rachele Dini
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Simone de Beauvoir's 1949 book The Second Sex is a masterpiece of feminist criticism and philosophy. An incendiary take on the place of women in post-war French society, it helped define major trends in feminist thought for the rest of the 20th century, and its influence is still felt today. The ...

Secrets of the Flesh

Secrets of the Flesh

Author : Judith Thurman
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A scandalously talented stage performer, a practiced seductress of both men and women, and the flamboyant author of some of the greatest works of twentieth-century literature, Colette was our first true superstar. Now, in Judith Thurman's Secrets of the Flesh, Colette at last has a biography worthy of her dazzling ...

Beyond the Second Sex

Beyond the Second Sex

Author : Peggy Reeves Sanday,Ruth Gallagher Goodenough
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre : Social Science
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Addresses the conflict, contradictions and ambiguities that are often encountered in field research....

The Works of Simone de Beauvoir

The Works of Simone de Beauvoir

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
Genre : Social Science
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This collection of classic titles by Beauvoir her most well know writings, The Second Sex and The Ethics Of Ambiguity as well as a biography of her life and a rare interview on her book The Second Sex. French writer and feminist, and Existentialist. She is known primarily for her ...

The Feminine Mystique  50th Anniversary Edition

The Feminine Mystique 50th Anniversary Edition

Author : Betty Friedan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Social Science
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“If you’ve never read it, read it now.”—Arianna Huffington, O, The Oprah Magazine Landmark, groundbreaking, classic—these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique. Published in 1963, it gave a pitch-perfect description of “the problem that has no name”: the insidious ...

Simone de Beauvoir s The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir s The Second Sex

Author : Ruth Evans
Publisher : Manchester University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Hailed by some feminists as the single most important theoretical work of this century, but ignored or reviled by others, Simone de Beauvoir's The second sex (1949) occupies an anomalous and even uneasy place in the feminist 'canon'. Yet it has had an undeniable impact not only on the development of ...