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The Second Sex- Simone De Beauvoir

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The Second Sex- Simone De Beauvoir, By- Divya Pande, ISBN:- 978-93-89918-29-8

The Second Sex was originally written in French as Le Deuxième Sexe in 1949 and translated in English in 1953 by H.M Parshley. The first translation was poor and in 1985 Beauvoir herself felt a need for a better translation in an interview “I would like very much for another translation of The Second Sex to be done, one that is much more faithful; more complete and more faithful.” The publishers commissioned Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier for a new translation and in November 2009 the new translation came in enabling people worldwide to read it.

CONTENTS:

Existentialism – Backdrop Study to The Second Sex

Feminism – Backdrop Study to The Second Sex

Introduction to Simone De Beauvoir

Works of Simone De Beauvoir

Introduction to The Second Sex

Concise Summary of The Second Sex

The Second Sex Detailed Summary and Analysis

Themes in The Second Sex

Motifs, Symbols, Imagery, irony and Metaphors

Historical Figures List

Glossary of Terms

The Second Sex Quotes and Analysis

Long and Short Questions and Answers

Objective Questions of The Second Sex

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The Second Sex- Simone De Beauvoir, By- Divya Pande, ISBN:- 978-93-89918-29-8

The Second Sex was originally written in French as Le Deuxième Sexe in 1949 and translated in English in 1953 by H.M Parshley. The first translation was poor and in 1985 Beauvoir herself felt a need for a better translation in an interview “I would like very much for another translation of The Second Sex to be done, one that is much more faithful; more complete and more faithful.” The publishers commissioned Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier for a new translation and in November 2009 the new translation came in enabling people worldwide to read it.

CONTENTS:

Existentialism – Backdrop Study to The Second Sex

Feminism – Backdrop Study to The Second Sex

Introduction to Simone De Beauvoir

Works of Simone De Beauvoir

Introduction to The Second Sex

Concise Summary of The Second Sex

The Second Sex Detailed Summary and Analysis

Themes in The Second Sex

Motifs, Symbols, Imagery, irony and Metaphors

Historical Figures List

Glossary of Terms

The Second Sex Quotes and Analysis

Long and Short Questions and Answers

Objective Questions of The Second Sex

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