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Political Writings

Political Writings

Author: Simone de Beauvoir; Marybeth Timmermann; Margaret A Simons
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Political Writings' offers an abundance of newly translated essays by Simone de Beauvoir that demonstrate a heretofore unknown side of her political philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simone de Beauvoir; Marybeth Timmermann; Margaret A Simons
ISBN: 0252097203 9780252097201 9780252036941 0252036948
OCLC Number: 1241761277
Language Note: English.
Notes: Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 394 p. ).
Contents: Introduction / Margaret A. Simons --
Political reporting from Spain, Portugal, and the United States / introduction by Eleanore Holveck --
Must we burn sade? / introduction by Debra Bergoffen --
Right-wing thought today / introduction by Sonia Kruks --
Merleau-ponty and pseudo-sartreanism / introduction by William Wilkerson --
Preface to Djamila Boupacha / introduction by Julien S. Murphy --
In France today, killing goes unpunished / introduction by Karen L. Shelby --
Essays on Israel and the holocaust / introduction by Susan Rubin Suleiman --
A walk through the land of old age / introduction by Oliver Davis.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir ; edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann ; foreword by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir.


New translations illustrate Beauvoir's political activism 


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"Rich and illuminating. . . . A fascinating chart of a brilliant mind struggling to bridge the divide between rarified abstract thinking and concrete social engagement."--Publishers Weekly "Political Read more...

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