Simone de Beauvoir

Lisa Appignanesi

Simone de Beauvoir

Lisa Appignanesi

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178 pages | 5 x 8
Paper $15.95 ISBN: 9781904950097 Published September 2008 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe
Simone de Beauvoir was a member of the intellectual elite of philosopher-writers whose feminist ideas revolutionised conventional thinking. She is known primarily for her monumental work: The Second Sex, (1949) a scholarly and passionate seminal work, which became a classic of feminist literature but also for her partnership with the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, France's most celebrated and unconventional intellectual couplings.


The Dutiful Daughter

A Necessary Love

Literature as Salvation

The Ethics of Existentialism

Being a Woman

The Committed Intellectual

The Exemplary Life

A Radical Old Age



List of Works

Further Readting

Picture Sources


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