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Author Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.

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

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.4 BEA    Staff Reported Missing
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xxi, 800 p. ; 25 cm.
Note "This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--T.p. 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.
Subject Women.
Added Author Borde, Constance.
Malovany-Chevallier, Sheila.
Added Title 2nd sex
Deuxième sexe. English
ISBN 0307265560 (hc)
9780307265562 (hc)

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