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Google Doodle honours feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir

Globalnews.ca - 08 Jan 2014
She was a leader of the existentialist movement along with her lifelong partner Jean-Paul Sartre. The two never married because de Beauvoir believed their relationship should not be defined by an institution. She believed not marrying or having kids ...
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De Stroyed: a shadow of Simone de Beauvoir

The Australian - 21 May 2018
Simone de Beauvoir was in her 40s when she declared that “one is not born, but rather becomes, woman”. She imagined that old age — when both sexes were “eaten away by time, stalked by death” — could bring a truce between man and woman. Third Age ...
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Simone de Beauvoir: Philosopher, feminist or neither?

ABC Online - 02 May 2018
When you hear the name Simone de Beauvoir, there are two labels that probably spring to mind: philosopher and feminist. However, she rejected both of those titles for most of her life, preferring to call herself a writer or a novelist. In this week's ...
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De Stroyed delivers spirited snapshot of de Beauvoir

The Age - 22 May 2018
Devised by Jillian Murray & Suzanne Chaundy from the writings of Simone de Beauvoir fortyfivedownstairs, until May 27. It felt like a grim coincidence to see a piece called De Stroyed on the day La Mama was gutted by fire. Director Suzanne Chaundy and ...
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Review: De Stroyed at fortyfivedownstairs

ArtsHub - 20 May 2018
When Simone de Beauvoir's seminal work, The Second Sex, was released in 1949, it caused something of a stir. It reportedly sold 22,000 copies in its first week of release. It came only four years after women had gained the vote in France and some ten ...
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Eavesdropping on Beauvoir, Sartre and Their Circle of Friends

New York Times - 04 May 2018
In town on a trip to see his lover, Simone de Beauvoir, Algren attended dinners with Juliette Gréco and Miles Davis, spent nights drinking whiskey and grapefruit gin with Richard Wright at the Montana Bar, dropped in on cocktail parties at Gallimard ...
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Simone de Beauvoir

France Culture - 20 May 2018
Née dans une famille parisienne religieuse et bourgeoise, Simone de Beauvoir a mené une vie audacieuse et moderne, très éloignée de ce à quoi sa naissance la destinait. Danièle Sallenave nous présente la vie de cette écrivaine engagée, figure mythique ...
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'Vatsyayana was the first feminist of India'

The Asian Age - 22 May 2018
Having read the works of staunch feminists like Anais Nin, Virginia Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir and others, I was inspired to write candidly about sex and I think I have achieved this,” she smiles. Quite naturally, feminism too is a powerful and ...
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"On ne peut jamais se connaître mais seulement se raconter"

France Culture - 20 May 2018
Des Cahiers de jeunesse, à La Cérémonie des Adieux et passant par ses cinq récits autobiographiques, l'écriture chez Simone de Beauvoir est avant tout une écriture de soi. Jean-Louis Jeannelle nous présente une œuvre articulant pensée philosophique, ...
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Has France become 'lazy' about increasing Franglais?

FRANCE 24 - 18 May 2018
A few years ago, there would have been a furore about Anglicisms being added to the language of Molière, Voltaire and Simone de Beauvoir. Initiatives to prevent the Anglicisation of the French language are normally led by the Académie française.
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La Pouëze L'Anjou de Simone de Beauvoir

Courrier de l'Ouest - 21 May 2018
Figure tutélaire des Lettres françaises et du féminisme, indissociable compagne de Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) est entrée jeudi dernier dans la prestigieuse Bibliothèque de La Pléiade qui publie ses Mémoires en deux tomes.
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Simone de Beauvoir : les mémoires sont-ils un miroir ?

France Culture - 18 May 2018
Trente-six ans après Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir faisait hier son entrée dans la Pléiade avec la publication de ses Mémoires. Simone de Beauvoir dans son appartement parisien• Crédits : Jacques Pavlovsky - Getty. Des Mémoires d'une jeune fille ...
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Elderly in France are excluded and 'ghettoised'

Irish Times - 19 May 2018
In the 20th century, the prestige of old age “diminished a great deal because the notion of experience was discredited”, the report says, quoting the philosopher Simone de Beauvoir. “Today's technocratic society does not believe that knowledge ...
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Simone de Beauvoir, le piège de l'incarnation?

France Culture - 18 May 2018
Le paradoxe c'est que ce piège de l'incarnation, Simone de Beauvoir l'avait tendu elle-même, en donnant corps à la cause. Comme le souligne Jean-Louis Jeannelle, professeur de littérature à l'Université de Rouen, chargé de l'édition à La Pléiade ...
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The death—or reinvention—of the French intellectual

The Economist - 26 Apr 2018
Simone de Beauvoir used it as her letter-box, its warmth a reprieve from the unheated hotel room she lived in on the nearby rue de Seine. She and Jean-Paul Sartre (pictured), plus their coterie of anti-bourgeois writers and muses, wrote and smoked at ...
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Les Mémoires de Simone de Beauvoir

France Culture - 14 May 2018
Simone de Beauvoir, Mémoires d'une Jeune fille rangée, 1958 in Mémoires Tome I, sous la dir. Jean-Louis Jeannelle (Gallimard, La Pléiade) p. 322 et 323. Simone de Beauvoir, Incipit de la deuxième partie de La Force de l'âge, (1960) in Mémoires Tome I, ...

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