The Second Sex

The Second Sex

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Random House, Inc.

Simone de Beauvoir’s essential masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a revolutionary exploration of inequality and otherness. Unabridged in English for the first time, this long-awaited 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 when it was first published, and will continue to provoke and inspire generations of men and women to come.

Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2009
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780307277787
Branch Call Number: 305.4 BEA
Characteristics: xxi, 800 pages ;,25 cm.


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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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