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"The useless mouths", and other literary writings

Author: Simone de Beauvoir; Margaret A Simons; Marybeth Timmermann; Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The Useless Mouths' and Other Literary Writings brings to English-language readers literary writings -- several previously unknown -- by Simone de Beauvoir. Culled from sources including various American university collections, the works span decades of Beauvoir's career. Ranging from dramatic works and literary theory to radio broadcasts, they collectively reveal fresh insights into Beauvoir's writing process,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone de Beauvoir; Margaret A Simons; Marybeth Timmermann; Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
ISBN: 9780252036347 0252036344
OCLC Number: 710816389
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: x, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Margaret A. Simons --
The useless mouths (a play) / introduction by Liz Stanley and Catherine Naji --
Short articles on literature / introduction by Elizabeth Fallaize --
Existentialist theater / introduction by Dennis A. Gilbert --
A story I used to tell myself / introduction by Ursula Tidd --
Preface to La Bâtarde by Violette Leduc / introduction by Alison S. Fell --
What can literature do? / introduction by Laura Hengehold --
Misunderstanding in Moscow --
introduction by Terry Keefe --
My experience as a writer / introduction by Elizabeth Fallaize --
Short prefaces to literary works / introduction by Eleanore Holveck --
Notes for a novel / introduction by Meryl Altman.
Other Titles: Bouches inutiles.
Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir ; edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann ; foreword by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir.

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