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Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader (Paperback)
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Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 16/04/1998
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This is the first volume to gather together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction, her life and her famous work The Second Sex.
In a compelling introduction Elizabeth Fallaize, examines how de Beauvoir's work has been read over time, contextualizes those readings within the evolution of feminism, and looks at her changing role within contemporary culture and thought.
The acclaimed contributors to this collection are: Judith Okely, Judith Butler, Sonia Kruks Beauvoir, Toril Moi, Eva Lundgren-Gothlin, Francis Jeanson, Alex Hughes, Elaine Marks, Hazel Barnes, Jane Heath, Anne Ophir and Elizabeth Fallaize

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415147033
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 17 mm


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"This collection brings together some of the most significant articles published by feminist theorists analyzing the breadth and depth of [Beauvoir]...."
-"Tikkun
..."for any undergraduate or general reader."
-"Choice
"Taken together, these critical texts offer students a good introduction to important interpretations of Beauvoir's varied works....Fallaize's useful introduction will situate Beauvoir for any undergraduate or general reader."
-"Choice, 1/99

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