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Beauvoir, Simone de 1908-1986

Works: 1,724 works in 8,429 publications in 38 languages and 140,102 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Records and correspondence  History  Diaries  Drama  Registers  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories 
Subject Headings: Authors 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Recipient, Contributor, a, Creator, Dedicatee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Publishing director, Correspondent, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ2603.E362, 843.914
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The second sex by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

147 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 6,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unabridged version of Beauvoir's feminist exploration of the psychological, sexual and social roles of women and their historical and contemporary situation in Western culture at the middle of the twentieth century
The mandarins : a novel by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

285 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 3,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ironic tale of life and love in the French intellectual class
The coming of age by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

132 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive examination of the biological, ethnological and historical aspects of old age and society's role in determining the unhappy fate of human beings
The woman destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

245 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three long stories draw us into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises. In the title story, the heroine's serenity is shattered when she learns that her husband is having an affair. In "The Age of Discretion," a successful, happily married professor finds herself increasingly distressed by her son's absorption in his young wife and her worldly values. In "The Monologue," a rich, spoiled woman, home alone on New Year's Eve, pours out a lifetime's rage and frustration in a harrowing diatribe. Enthralling as fiction, suffused with de Beauvoir's remarkable insights into women, The Woman Destroyed gives us a legendary writer at her best
Le deuxième sexe by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

439 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second Sex (French: Le Deuxième Sexe) is a 1949 book by the French existentialist Simone de Beauvoir. One of her best-known books, it deals with the treatment of women throughout history and is often regarded as a major work of feminist philosophy and the starting point of second-wave feminism. Beauvoir researched and wrote the book in about 14 months when she was 38 years old. She published it in two volumes and some chapters first appeared in Les Temps modernes. The Vatican placed it on its List of Prohibited Books. -- from (Sep. 5, 2014)
Les belles images by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

217 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door de vragen van haar dochtertje gaat een vrouw zich rekenschap geven van haar eigen levenshouding
Force of circumstance by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

182 editions published between 1198 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derde deel van de autobiografie van de Franse schrijfster (1908-1986) over de periode 1945-1962
The ethics of ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

46 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de Beauvoir & rsquo;s second major essay, the renowned French philosopher illustrates the ethics of Existentialism by outlining a series of & ldquo;ways of being & rdquo; In this classic introduction to Existentialist thought, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir & rsquo;s The Ethics of Ambiguity simultaneously pays homage to and grapples with her French contemporaries, philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, by arguing that the freedoms in Existentialism carry with them certain ethical responsibilities. While contemplating Nihilism, Surrealism, Existentialism, Objectivity, and human values, The Ethics of Ambiguity is a thorough examination of existence and what it means to human life. To do this, de Beauvoir outlines a series of & ldquo;ways of being & rdquo; (the adventurer, the passionate person, the lover, the artist, and the intellectual), each of which overcomes the former & rsquo;s deficiencies, and therefore can live up to the responsibilities of freedom. Ultimately, de Beauvoir argues that in order to achieve true freedom, one must battle against the choices and activities of those who suppress it
Witness to my life : the letters of Jean-Paul Sartre to Simone de Beauvoir, 1926-1939 by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

44 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish estate of John Huston, where the two men were working on a film about Freud. The collection ends in 1963, with a simple statement written by Beauvoir after Sartre's death and shortly before her own: "This letter is the last that received from Sartre. Thereafter, during our brief separations, we used the telephone." Quiet Moments in a War completes the extraordinary correspondence of one of modern history's most celebrated couples, and documents the emergence of a
L'invitée, roman by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

234 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De problemen en conflicten, die een jonge vrouw brengt in het leven van een hoogstaand en opofferingsgezind paar mensen, die een harmonieuze drieëenheid nastreven, worden eerst opgelost, wanneer de ban van de persoonlijke aanwezigheid verbroken wordt door uiterlijke omstandigheden
Le sang des autres; roman by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

213 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge Parijse intellectueel wordt zich ervan bewust dat men zowel door wat men doet als door wat men nalaat altijd verantwoordelijk is tegenover zijn medemensen
"The useless mouths", and other literary writings by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

70 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings to English-language readers texts previously unknown--by Simone de Beauvoir. Culled from sources including various American university collections, the works span decades of Beauvoir's career. Ranging from dramatic works and literary theory to radio broadcasts, they collectively reveal fresh insights into Beauvoir's writing process, personal life, and the honing of her philosophy. The volume begins with a new translation of the 1945 play "The Useless Mouths," written in Paris during the Nazi occupation. Other pieces were discovered after Beauvoir's death in 1986, such as the 1965 short novel Misunderstanding in Moscow, involving an elderly French couple who confront their fears of aging. Two additional previously unknown texts include the fragmentary "Notes for a Novel," which contains the seed of what she later would call "the problem of the Other," and a lecture on postwar French theater titled "Existential Theater." The collection notably includes the eagerly awaited translation of Beauvoir's contribution to a 1965 debate among Jean-Paul Sartre and other French writers and intellectuals, "What Can Literature Do?"
America day by day by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

91 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's diary, Jan. 25-May 20, 1947
Pour une morale de l'ambiguïté by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

157 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie van de Franse filosofe (1908-1986) over de morele dimensie van de existentiefilosofie
Tous les hommes sont mortels : roman by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

132 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breedvoerige filosofische roman met als thema de persoonlijke en maatschappelijke ervaringen van een in 1279 geboren man, die door een toverdrank onsterfelijk wordt, maar steeds meer de afstand voelt tot de latere generaties wier lot hij, niet meer geïntereseerd, deelt
Memoirs of a dutiful daughter by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

322 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier tome de l'autobiographie de l'auteure des ##Les mandarins## et compagne du philosophe Sartre
Une mort très douce; [récit by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

280 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografisch relaas van het sterfbed van de moeder van de schrijfster
After The second sex : conversations with Simone De Beauvoir by Alice Schwarzer( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She came to stay; a novel by Simone de Beauvoir( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a relationship ravaged by anger, jealousy and revenge. Set in Paris on the eve of World War II, this is Simone de Beauvoir's first novel and is drawn from events in her real-life relationship with Jean-Paul Sartre
James Joyce in Paris : his final years by Gisèle Freund( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The mandarins : a novelThe coming of ageThe woman destroyedLe deuxième sexeLes belles imagesForce of circumstanceThe ethics of ambiguityWitness to my life : the letters of Jean-Paul Sartre to Simone de Beauvoir, 1926-1939