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The second sex

Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir's belief that 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman' switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone de Beauvoir
ISBN: 9781784870386 1784870382
OCLC Number: 905085060
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 volume ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Deuxième sexe.
Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir.


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A masterpiece * Vogue * Discovering The Second Sex was like an explosion in my skull, shattering illusions bred in a conventional fifties childhood...Re-reading the book now I realise how much of it Read more...

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