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Moi, Toril
Simone de Beauvoir : the making of an intellectual woman / Toril Moi
2nd ed
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PQ2603.E362 Z855 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986
Subject(s) Women and literature -- France -- History -- 20th century
Women authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography
Subject France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Subject(s) Women intellectuals -- France -- Biography
Physical Description xii, 349 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-334) and index
Also issued online
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

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