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“This is the edition Beauvoir herself would have wanted, one so true to the original that we can hear her voice in the text. . . . A triumph.” —Margaret Simons, Distinguished Research Professor Emerita, Southern Illinois University
"[A] long-awaited achievement." --"Book Bench," NewYorker.com
"The effect of the new translation, which should be applauded, is to make Beauvoir more herself. . .still lively, still apropos." --Slate
“[Borde and Malovany-Chevallier’s translation] can be read with confidence, enlightenment, and pleasure. . . . A significant step forward and a remarkable achievement. So if you’re one of those people who always meant to read The Second Sex—why not now?” —Women’s Review of Books
“From Eve’s apple to Virginia Woolf’s room of her own, Beauvoir’s treatise remains an essential rallying point, urging self-sufficiency and offering the fruit of knowledge.”
My first dive into Feminism. Gave me a new perspective to society, but I found flaw in her appeal to emotion as foundation to her arguments. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Weegee
It's my second book for the library of my life after work.Published 2 months ago by Happy with amazon
Good book, Excellent read, will have me thinking for a good while yet.
The book's cover was a bit bent as if it had been stored improperly, however.