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Deuxi�me Sexe

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ISBN-10: 030727778X

ISBN-13: 9780307277787

Edition: 2011

Authors: Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier

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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Simone de Beauvoir, 1908 - 1986 Simone de Beauvoir was born January 9, 1908 in Paris, France to a respected bourgeois family. Her father was a lawyer, her mother a housewife, and together they raised two daughters to be intelligent, inquisitive individuals. de Beauvoir attended the elementary school Cours Desir in 1913, then L'Institute Sainte Nary under the tutelage of Robert Garric, followed by the Institute Catholique in Paris, before finally attending the Sorbonne, where she graduated from in 1929. It was there that she met the man who would become her life long friend and companion, John Paul Sartre, who contributed to her philosophy of life. She is perhaps best know for her novel…    

Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris in 1908. In 1929 she became the youngest person ever to obtain theagrégationin philosophy at the Sorbonne, placing second to Jean-Paul Sartre. She taught at lycées at Marseille and Rouen from 1931 to 1937, and in Paris from 1938 to 1943. After the war, she emerged as one of the leaders of the existentialist movement, working with Sartre onLes Temps Modernes. The author of several books, includingThe Mandarins(1957), which was awarded the Prix Goncourt, Beauvoir was one of the most influential thinkers of her generation. She died in 1986. Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, both American, are longtime residents of France and former…