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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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Together for the first time

taosnews - 26 Jul 2017
For years, Goldberg has made it a practice to visit the graves of writers and artists. (Goldberg is a also a prolific painter whose works can be seen online at nataliegoldberg.com.) “I've been to the graves of Carson McCullers, Simone de Beauvoir ...
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Clancy Sigal obituary

The Guardian - 25 Jul 2017
Now blacklisted and under the shadow of FBI surveillance, he travelled to Britain via Paris, where he had dug his sharp elbows into the set around Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre and dived headlong into the violent street politics whipped up by ...
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Farewell Simone Veil, conscience of France

The Guardian - 08 Jul 2017
Another Simone – de Beauvoir – had politically prepared for it with The Second Sex, published in 1949; a study of what it is to be a woman in a man's world, a 1,000-page book that strongly advocated the right of women to control their own bodies. The ...
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How Radical Feminism Sowed the Seeds of Our Transgender Moment

Daily Signal - 18 Jul 2017
The founding mother of radical feminism is French thinker Simone de Beauvoir, whose book, “The Second Sex,” was published in America in 1953. Beauvoir begins her book by asking, “What is a woman?” Her answer sets the stage for subsequent feminist ...
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A Journey with Rorty: 1986–2017

lareviewofbooks - 22 Jul 2017
But as I write this, I'm reminded of a discussion I had with a former student, who told me that he'd heard from another student that my seminar on David Foster Wallace was more “philosophical” than my seminar on Simone de Beauvoir. I wasn't quite sure ...
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Iribarren interpreta a Simone de Beauvoir

El Observador - 11 Jul 2017
La Navidad pasada la directora y dramaturga uruguaya María Dodera se cruzó con el libro de Simone de Beauvoir La mujer rota, y ese fue el puntapié inicial para la producción que se estrena este martes en el Teatro Solís con Gabriela Iribarren como ...
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Based on a True Story: impure fiction for the L of it

The Australian - 21 Jul 2017
Or with a rawer but subtler slant, Simone de Beauvoir's 1943 autobiographical novel, She Came to Stay. A lissom 17-year-old, de Beauvoir's student, inserted herself between Jean-Paul Sartre and de Beauvoir, and de Beauvoir exacted revenge. Authors can ...
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The EPW Debate is About the Ethics and Politics of Scholarship

The Wire - 24 Jul 2017
Since its inception in 1945, the journal boasted of people like Sartre, Raymond Aron, Simone de Beauvoir and Merleau-Ponty, who were philosophers as well as public intellectuals. When writers like André Gide and André Breton accused Sartre of ...
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Manbags, turbans and white suits: inside the writer's wardrobe

Financial Times - 19 Jul 2017
Sitwell deliberately rejected trends to walk her own style path, as did Simone de Beauvoir, who wore the practical turbans that many women adopted in occupied France, long after the war was over. Turbans as well as full skirts and tailored dresses in ...
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Short Cuts

London Review of Books (subscription) - 19 Jul 2017
Simone de Beauvoir, whose silk dresses, turbans and perfect manicures bore witness to her willingness to undertake what she called 'the work' of fashion, says in The Second Sex: 'dressing up is … a uniform and an adornment; by means of it the woman ...
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Unlikely that Austen tried to hide her writing

The Straits Times - 17 Jul 2017
French writer Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex mentions Austen as a cultural victim forced to hide herself to write. Conventional literary history would have it that Austen wrote her novels in the sitting room at Chawton Cottage. She supposedly ...
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A river between us: the cities culturally divided by water

The Guardian - 05 Jul 2017
The Left Bank of the Seine signifies artists and thinkers – Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and the Sorbonne – while the Right Bank stands for the establishment, all buttoned-up bankers, grand boulevards and opera houses. The split began in the ...
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10 places to find a little peace and quiet in Paris

Los Angeles Times - 09 Jul 2017
Among the notables buried here are Jean-Paul Sartre and his lover Simone de Beauvoir, Samuel Beckett, Constantin Brancusi and Man Ray. On one grave is a sculpture presumably crafted by the artist buried beneath it. On another, a little stone dog stands ...

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