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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Simone de Beauvoir; Constance Borde; Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
|Notes:||"This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--Title page verso.
"A Borzoi Book."
|Description:||xxi, 800 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||I. Facts and myths. Destiny : Biological data ; The psychoanalytical point of view ; The point of view of historical materialism --
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.
|Other Titles:||Deuxième sexe.|
|Responsibility:||Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman.|
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