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Author Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986, author.

Title The second sex / Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.


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 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  305.401 BEAUVOIR    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  305.401 BEAUVOIR    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  305.401 DE BEAUVOIR    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  305.4 BEA    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.4 B386SA    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  305.4 BEAUVOIR    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description xxi, 800 pages ; 25 cm
Note "This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Facts and myths. Destiny : Biological data ; The psychoanalytical point of view ; The point of view of historical materialism -- History -- Myths : Montherlant or the bread of disgust ; D.H. Lawrence or phallic pride ; Claudel or the handmaiden of the Lord ; Breton or poetry ; Stendhal or romancing the real -- II. Lived experience. Formative years : Childhood ; The girl ; Sexual initiation ; The lesbian -- Situation : The married woman ; The mother ; Social life ; Prostitutes and hetaeras ; From maturity to old age ; Woman's situation and character -- Justifications : The narcissist ; The woman in love ; the mystic -- Toward liberation : The independent woman.
Summary An unabridged version of Beauvoir's feminist exploration of the psychological, sexual and social roles of women and their historical and contemporary situation in Western culture at the middle of the twentieth century.
Subject Women.
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Författare -- filosofer -- Frankrike -- 1900-talet.
Feministisk teori.
Kvinnohistoriska texter.
Feminism -- teori, filosofi -- Frankrike.
Genus (socialt kön) -- teori, filosofi -- Frankrike.
Genre/Form Nonfiction.
Added Author Borde, Constance.
Malovany-Chevallier, Sheila.
Added Title Deuxième sexe. English
ISBN 9780307265562 (hardcover)
0307265560 (hardcover)
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