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

The second sex

Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986 (Author).
Borde, Constance. (Added Author).
Malovany-Chevallier, Sheila. (Added Author).
Thurman, Judith. (Added Author).

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Main 305.401 B385s 2010 (Text) 31307021977832 Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307265562 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0307265560 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 800 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Women.
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