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Simone de Beauvoir

La Femme indépendante: Extraits du Deuxième Sexe


" La femme a toujours été, sinon l'esclave de l'homme, du moins sa vassale ; les deux sexes ne se sont jamais partagé le monde à égalité ; et aujourd'hui encore, bien que sa condition soit en train d'évoluer, la femme est lourdement handicapée. En presque aucun pays son statut légal n'est identique à celui de l'homme et souvent il la désavantage considérablement. " Agrégée de philosophie, unie à Jean-Paul Sartre par un long compagnonnage affectif et intellectuel, Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) publie son premier roman, L'Invitée, à l'âge de trente-cinq ans. Paru en 1949, Le Deuxième Sexe, dont on trouvera ici quelques pages marquantes, fit d'elle l'une des grandes figures du féminisme du XXe siècle et lui assura une renommée internationale qui marqua durablement sa carrière d'écrivain.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2008
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 137
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070343836
ISBN 10: 2070343839

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La Femme indépendante: Extraits du Deuxième Sexe