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Simone de Beauvoir : a critical reader

Author: Elizabeth Fallaize
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader is an invaluable collection of critical texts on Simon de Beauvoir's work, as a feminist, a novelist and an autiobiographer. It includes key essays examining her fiction, her writings on her life and her most famous work, The Second Sex, by an outstanding list of contributors"--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Fallaize
ISBN: 0415147026 9780415147026 0415147034 9780415147033
OCLC Number: 37890512
Description: x, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Readings of The second sex. Rereading The second sex / Judith Okely ; Sex and gender in Simone de Beauvoir's Second sex / Judith Butler ; Beauvoir: the weight of situation / Sonia Kruks ; 'Independent women' and 'Narratives of liberation' / Toril Moi ; The master-slave dialectic in The second sex / Eva Lundgren-Gothlin --
Readings of the autobiography. The father in Memoirs of a dutiful daughter / Francis Jeanson ; Murdering the mother in Memoirs of a dutiful daughter / Alex Hughes ; Encounters with death in A very easy death and The body in decline in Adieux: a farewell to Sartre / Elaine Marks --
Readings of the fiction. Self-encounter in She came to stay / Hazel Barnes ; She came to stay: the phallus strikes back / Jane Heath ; Mythical discourse in 'The woman destroyed' / Anne Ophir ; Narrative strategies and sexual politics in Beauvoir's fiction / Elizabeth Fallaize.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Fallaize.
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This volume gathers together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction,  Read more...

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