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- Random House 2014; US$ 20.78
'Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex ' Guardian Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman'. In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, she... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 7.98
Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir?s belief that ?One is not born, but rather becomes,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
Simone de Beauvoir?s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre?s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre?s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life and work, is more than just a philosophical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.95
A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir?s masterpieces. The profoundly moving, day-by-day recounting of her mother?s death ?shows the power of compassion when it is allied with acute intelligence? ( The Sunday Telegraph ). Powerful, touching, and sometimes shocking, this is an end-of-life account that no reader is... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.95
In three ?immensely intelligent stories about the decay of passion? ( The Sunday Herald Times [London]), Simone de Beauvoir draws us into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises. Enthralling as faction, suffused with de Beauvoir?s remarkable insights into women, The Woman Destroyed gives us a legendary... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 9.99
In de Beauvoir?s second major essay, the renowned French philosopher illustrates the ethics of Existentialism by outlining a series of ?ways of being? In this classic introduction to Existentialist thought, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir?s The Ethics of Ambiguity simultaneously pays homage to and grapples with her French contemporaries,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95
The Second Sex : ?[A] masterpiece. . . . Restores essential passages that have been missing for 60 years.? ? The Times ?Groundbreaking. . . . A fresh, much expanded, more intelligible book which repays re-reading by adherents of the old version, and cries out for attention from young women who have not been exposed to this most powerful of feminist... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99
As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these... more...