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Published: 14 September 2009

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780199238729

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Simone de Beauvoir

The Making of an Intellectual Woman

Second Edition

Toril Moi

  • A new edition of Toril Moi's landmark study of Simone de Beauvoir, leading feminist thinker and emblematic intellectual woman of the twentieth century
  • Essential reading for anyone with an interest Simone de Beauvoir--does justice both to her philosophical ideas and to the journey of her life
  • Through her analysis of Beauvoir's life and work Moi shows how difficult it was--and is--for women to be taken seriously as intellectuals