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The second sex / Simon de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier.

By: Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.
Contributor(s): Borde, Constance | Malovany-Chevallier, Sheila.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Vintage Books, 2011Description: xxv, 822 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780099499381 (pbk.); 9780224078597 (hbk.); 0224078593 (hbk.).Subject(s): Feminism | WomenDDC classification: 305.42 BEA Other classification: 08.25 Online resources: Table of contents
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.
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305.42 BEA 007188 (Browse shelf) Available 007188

Translated from the French.

"The new complete translation".

Includes bibliographical references (p. [785]-805) and index.

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.

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