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

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

Label
The second sex
Title
The second sex
Statement of responsibility
Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman
Title variation
2nd sex
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Summary
Presents a detailed analysis of womanhood that focuses on women's past and contemporary situation in Western culture
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340786
Cataloging source
DLC
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1908-1986
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Beauvoir, Simone de
Dewey number
305.401
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Borde, Constance
  • Malovany-Chevallier, Sheila
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True
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Women
Target audience
adult
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a new translation by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-chevallier
Label
The second sex, Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn405105574
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxi, 800 p.
Isbn
9780307265562
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009023164
System control number
(OCoLC)405105574
Label
The second sex, Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman
Publication
Note
"This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn405105574
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxi, 800 p.
Isbn
9780307265562
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009023164
System control number
(OCoLC)405105574

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