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Simone de Beauvoir (1908–1986)

Autor(a) de The Second Sex [abridged English translation by H. M. Parshley]

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About the Author

Simone de Beauvoir, 1908 - 1986 Simone de Beauvoir was born January 9, 1908 in Paris, France to a respected bourgeois family. Her father was a lawyer, her mother a housewife, and together they raised two daughters to be intelligent, inquisitive individuals. de Beauvoir attended the elementary mostrar mais school Cours Desir in 1913, then L'Institute Sainte Nary under the tutelage of Robert Garric, followed by the Institute Catholique in Paris, before finally attending the Sorbonne, where she graduated from in 1929. It was there that she met the man who would become her life long friend and companion, John Paul Sartre, who contributed to her philosophy of life. She is perhaps best know for her novel entitled "The Second Sex", which describes the ideal that women are an indescribable "other", something "made, not born", and a declaration of feminine independence. After graduating from the Sorbonne, de Beauvoir went on to teach Latin at Lycee Victor Duruy, philosophy at a school in Marseilles, and a few other teaching positions before coming to teach at the Sorbonne. During the course of her twelve years of teaching, from 1931 to 1943, de Beauvoir developed the basis for her philosophical thought. She used her formal philosophy background to also comment on feminism and existentialism. Her personal philosophy was that freedom of choice is man's utmost gift of value. Acts of goodness make one more free, acts of evil decrease that selfsame freedom. In 1945, de Beauvoir and Sartre founded and edited Le Temps Modernes, a monthly review of philosophical thought and trends. In 1943, with the money she had earned from teaching, de Beauvoir turned her full attention to writing, producing first "L'Envitee", then "Pyrrhus et Cineas" in 1944. In 1948, she wrote perhaps her most famous philosophical work, "The Ethics of Ambiguity". "The Second Sex", regarded by many as the seminal work in the field of feminism, is her most famous work. Other works include "The Coming of Age", which addresses society's condemnation of old age, the award winning novel "The Mandarins", "A Very Easy Death", about the death of her mother and a four part biography. In "The Woman Destroyed", a collection of two long stories and one short novel, de Beauvoir discusses middle age. One of her last novels was in the form of a diary recording; it told of the slow death of her life-long compatriot, Jean Paul Sartre. On April 14, 1986, Simone de Beauvoir, one of the mothers of feminism, passed away in her home in Paris. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras por Simone de Beauvoir

The Second Sex (1953) 2,388 exemplares
Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (1958) 2,080 exemplares
The Mandarins (1956) 1,743 exemplares
The Woman Destroyed (1967) 1,512 exemplares
The Ethics Of Ambiguity (1948) 1,206 exemplares
She Came to Stay (1943) 1,093 exemplares
A Very Easy Death (1964) 1,053 exemplares
The Prime of Life (1960) 901 exemplares
The Blood of Others (1948) 773 exemplares
All Men Are Mortal (1946) — Autor — 757 exemplares
Les Belles Images (1966) 597 exemplares
The Coming of Age (1960) 485 exemplares
Adieux: a Farewell to Sartre (1981) 447 exemplares
Force of Circumstance (1963) 410 exemplares
All Said and Done (1972) 384 exemplares
The Inseparables (2019) 281 exemplares
America Day by Day (1960) 268 exemplares
Letters to Sartre (1991) 227 exemplares
Les Mandarins : Tome 1 (1954) 124 exemplares
La Force des choses, tome 1 (1963) 120 exemplares
Extracts From: The Second Sex (2013) 113 exemplares
Misverstand in Moskou (2013) 110 exemplares
After The second sex : conversations with Simone De Beauvoir (1983)algumas edições; Autor — 109 exemplares
Les Mandarins : Tome 2 (1954) 108 exemplares
Must We Burn de Sade? (1953) 94 exemplares
The Independent Woman (2008) 69 exemplares
Wartime Diary (Beauvoir Series) (1990) 51 exemplares
Toinen sukupuoli (1980) 41 exemplares
Pariisi 1939-44 (1960) 29 exemplares
Wij vrouwen (1981) 23 exemplares
An Eye for an Eye (Kindle Single) (1989) 21 exemplares
Who Shall Die? (1945) 18 exemplares
Pyrrhus et Cinéas (1986) 18 exemplares
Autoritratto a settant'anni (1975) — interviewer — 17 exemplares
La force de l'âge T. 1 (2001) 16 exemplares
Marcelle (2014) 11 exemplares
A History of Sex 7 exemplares
Cahiers de jeunesse : 1926-1930 (2008) 6 exemplares
Mandarinerne, Henri, Bind 2 (1980) 6 exemplares
Memórias de Simone de Beauvoir (2018) 5 exemplares
Mandarinerne, Nadine, Bind 3 (1980) 5 exemplares
Der Wille zum Glück (1980) 5 exemplares
Cartas a Sartre (1996) 4 exemplares
Kadin 3 - Bagimsizliga Dogru (2016) 4 exemplares
Mandarinerne, Anne, bind 1 (1980) 4 exemplares
Privilèges (1955) 3 exemplares
Lettres d'amitié: 1920-1959 (2022) 3 exemplares
Mémoires - Tome 1 (2018) 3 exemplares
La vieillesse. Tome 2 (1970) — Autor — 3 exemplares
Paroles de femmes (1999) 3 exemplares
La donna e la creatività (2001) 3 exemplares
Memoires: volumes 1 et 2 (2018) 3 exemplares
Ikinci Cinsiyet (2 Volumes Set) (2019) 2 exemplares
De nutteloze monde 2 exemplares
Sulla liberazione della donna (2019) 2 exemplares
Yıkılmış Kadın (2020) 2 exemplares
La mesura de l'home 2 exemplares
The Vagabond 1 exemplar
L'invite 1 exemplar
Det Þandet kn̜ 1 exemplar
Monoloog 1 exemplar
Kadın 1 exemplar
Obras Completas 1 exemplar
L' età forte 1 exemplar
MIKESHA 1 exemplar
Obras Completas. Tomo I. (1972) 1 exemplar
KONUK KIZ 1 exemplar
Per Djamila Boupacha (2023) 1 exemplar
Veda Töreni (2019) 1 exemplar
Misforståelsen : roman (2023) 1 exemplar
Ben Bir Feministim 1 exemplar
Olgunluk Cagi 2 (1991) 1 exemplar
Samvær med Sartre 1 exemplar
Olgunluk çağı (1991) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

History (1974) — Prefácio, algumas edições1,380 exemplares
The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings (1785) — Introdução, algumas edições1,207 exemplares
Dirty Hands (1948) — Contribuidor, algumas edições803 exemplares
Treblinka (1966) — Prefácio, algumas edições628 exemplares
The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists (2000) — Contribuidor, algumas edições551 exemplares
The Bastard (1964) — Prefácio, algumas edições498 exemplares
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (1993) — Contribuidor — 412 exemplares
Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality (2000) — Contribuidor — 372 exemplares
The Essential Feminist Reader (2007) — Contribuidor — 318 exemplares
Sisterhood Is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology (1984) — Contribuidor — 201 exemplares
Love Letters (1996) — Contribuidor — 182 exemplares
The Phenomenology Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 94 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Erotic Stories by Women (1995) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
The Grim Reader: Writings on Death, Dying, and Living On (1997) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Protest (1998) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Philosophy now : an introductory reader (1972) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Philosophical Issues: A Contemporary Introduction (1972) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Die Reise nach Sofia: Roman (1986) — Vorwort, algumas edições17 exemplares
The bird has no wings : letters of Peter Schwiefert (1974) — Prefácio, algumas edições16 exemplares
Bluebeard and Other Fairy Tales (1964) — Introdução — 13 exemplares
Simone de Beauvoir. Rebellin und Wegbereiterin. (1999) — Associated Name — 8 exemplares
Simone de Beauvoir (2013) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
De oude dag : een bloemlezing over ouderdom en ouder worden (1994) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
À cause d'elles (1985) — Prefácio — 3 exemplares
"Le Deuxième sexe", Simone de Beauvoir : analyse critique (1977) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Les Temps Modernes (1981) — Editor — 2 exemplares
Les temps Modernes N° 407 - Les redresseurs de morts. (1980) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
LES TEMPS MODERNES N 448, NOV. 1983 (1983) — Editor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Beauvoir, Simone de
Nome legal
Bertrand de Beauvoir, Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie
Outros nomes
Castor
Data de nascimento
1908-01-09
Data de falecimento
1986-04-14
Localização do túmulo
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Parijs, Frankrijk
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Frankrijk
País (no mapa)
France
Local de nascimento
Parijs, Île-de-France, Frankrijk
Local de falecimento
Parijs, Île-de-France, Frankrijk
Locais de residência
Parijs, Île-de-France, Frankrijk
Educação
Institut catholique de Paris (wiskunde)
Institut Sainte-Marie (letteren)
Universiteit van Parijs (filosofie)
Ocupações
Filosofe
Lerares
Schrijfster
Feministe
Relações
Sartre, Jean-Paul (partner)
Algren, Nelson (geliefde)
Le Bon de Beauvoir, Sylvie (adoptiefdochter)
Organizações
Les Temps Modernes
Prémios e menções honrosas
Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society (1975)
Österreichischer Staatspreis für Europäische Literatur (1978)
Sonning-prijs van de Universiteit van Kopenhagen (1983)

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Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris to a devoutly Catholic bourgeois family. She was educated at a convent boarding school and originally wanted to become a nun; however, she lost her faith at age 14. After passing her baccalaureate exams, she studied mathematics at the Institut Catholique and literature and languages at the Institut Sainte-Marie, before entering the Sorbonne to study philosophy. She wrote her thesis on Leibniz. She sat in on courses at the École Normale Supérieure to prepare for the agrégation (postgrad exam) in philosophy, and it was there that she met Jean-Paul Sartre. De Beauvoir became a teacher, intellectual, and well-known writer, beginning with her first novel, She Came to Stay (1943). She also produced philosophical essays, plays, memoirs, travel diaries, and newspaper articles, and served as an editor of the influential literary review Les Temps modernes. She won the Prix Goncourt for her 1954 novel The Mandarins. De Beauvoir became a key figure in the struggle for women's rights in France and worldwide, sparked by her feminist work The Second Sex (1949). With her lifelong companion Sartre, she was a central player in the important philosophical debates of the 20th century.

Membros

Discussions

The Second Sex — 2016 group read em Feminist Theory (Novembro 2017)
Second Sex--thoughts? em Feminist Theory (Março 2016)
de Beauvoir : The Second Sex em Author Theme Reads (Outubro 2013)
de Beauvoir class and paper em Philosophy and Theory (Março 2008)

Críticas

This is a subtle and evocative study of character and relationships. I read it some 40 years ago as I was improving my French, which forced me to absorb it attentively at a slower rate and probably enjoy it more.
 
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sfj2 | 11 outras críticas | Apr 3, 2024 |
they really don't make adults like this anymore
 
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avv999 | 15 outras críticas | Feb 16, 2024 |
Three short extracts from The Second Sex - it's an addictive gateway read for moving on to harder de Beauvoir.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
169
Also by
31
Membros
24,602
Popularidade
#852
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
232
ISBN
1,005
Línguas
31
Marcado como favorito
104

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