This book documents and contextualizes Simone Beauvoir's thinking, writing, public statements and activities in the services of causes like French divorce law reform and the rights of women in the Iranian Revolution. In addition, the volume provides new insights into Beauvoir's complex thinking and illuminates her historic role in linking the movements for sexual freedom, sexual equality, homosexual rights and women's rights in France.
Autobiografische roman van Simone de Beauvoir, waarin zij terugblikt op haar band met jeugdvriendin Zaza. Sylvie (Simone) en Andrée (Zaza) verdiepen zich samen in literatuur en filosofie, verkennen Parijs en voeren strijd tegen de traditionele opvattingen over vrouwelijkheid, seksualiteit en geloof.
This diary of Simone de Beauvoir (1908–86), written from September 1939 to January 1941, contains accounts of: her affair with Jacques Bost and sexual relationships with various young women: her philosophical transformation from the prewar solipsism of 'She Came to Stay' to the postwar political engagement of 'The Second Sex': Beauvoir’s humanist ethics of freedom and solidarity. This edition also features previously unpublished material, including her thoughts about consciousness and order, recommended reading lists and notes on labor unions. Translation of: Journal de guerre: Septembre 1939-Janvier 1941 (1999)