The Second Sex

Beauvoir, Simone de (Book - 2010 )
The Second Sex

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Authors: Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986
Uniform Title: Deuxième sexe. English
Title: The second sex
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: xxi, 800 p. ; 25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman
Notes: "This translation originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape ... in 2009"--T.p. verso
Contents: I: Facts and myths
II: Lived experience
Formative years
Toward liberation
ISBN: 0307265560
Branch Call Number: 305.4 B386s 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Women
Topical Term: Women
LCCN: 2009023164
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Masterpiece weaves together history, philosophy, economics, biology, and a host of other disciplines to analyze the Western notion of "woman" and to explore the power of sexuality. Sixty years after its initial publication, The Second Sex is still as eye-opening and pertinent as ever.

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