Simone de Beauvoir : the making of an intellectual woman (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Simone de Beauvoir : the making of an intellectual woman

Author: Toril Moi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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For the second edition of her landmark study of Simone de Beauvoir, Toril Moi provides a major new introduction discussing current developments in Beauvoir studies as well as the recent publication  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir; Simone Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toril Moi
ISBN: 9780199238712 0199238715 9780199238729 0199238723
OCLC Number: 237238814
Notes: Previous edition: Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.
Description: XII, 349 Seiten
Contents: Second only to Sartre --
The making of an intellectual woman --
Politics and the intellectual woman : clichés and commonplaces in the reception of Simone de Beauvoir --
L'Invitée : an existentialist melodrama --
Freedom and flirtation : the personal and the philosophical in Sartre and Beauvoir --
Ambiguous women : alienation and the body in The second sex --
Beauvoir's utopia : the politics of The second sex --
The scandal of loneliness and separation : the writing of depression.
Responsibility: Toril Moi.

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a landmark study on Simone de Beauvoir...a pivotal work for study of Beauvoir's autobiographical oeuvre * Susan Bainbridge, Modern and Contemporary France * Moi's brilliant analysis of her subject is Read more...

 
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