Book
English

A transatlantic love affair : letters to Nelson Algren

Title
A transatlantic love affair : letters to Nelson Algren / Simone de Beauvoir ; compilation and annotation Sylvie le Bon de Beauvoir
Author
Simone De Beauvoir
Compiler
Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
Language
English
Publisher
New York: The New Press, 1998
559 p., [16] p. pl.
ISBN
1-56584-422-X

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About Simone De Beauvoir

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (UK: , US: ; French: [simɔn də bovwaʁ] (listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French existentialist philosopher, writer, social theorist, and feminist activist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, and even though she was not considered one at the time of her death, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.

Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiographies, and monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues. She was known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppressi…Read more on Wikipedia

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