The Second Sex

The Second Sex

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Overview: Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir's masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of "woman," and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness. This long-awaited new 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 it was sixty years ago, and will continue to provoke and inspire generations of men and women to come.
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2011
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed., complete and unabridged
ISBN: 9780307277787
030727778X
Branch Call Number: 305.4 BEA 2011 NVD
Characteristics: xxi, 800 p. ; 20 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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