The Second Sex

The Second Sex

eBook - 2011 | 1st ed.
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Overview: Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir's masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of "woman," and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness. This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation. Vital and groundbreaking, Beauvoir's pioneering and impressive text remains as pertinent today as it was sixty years ago, and will continue to provoke and inspire generations of men and women to come.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307814531
030781453X
030727778X
9780307277787
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Summary: Overview: Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir's masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of "woman," and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness. This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation. Vital and groundbreaking, Beauvoir's pioneering and impressive text remains as pertinent today as it was sixty years ago, and will continue to provoke and inspire generations of men and women to come.

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take the trouble to go through this. the text is (at last) complete, the translation decent. still compelling. i bought it last year. it is still with me.

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