SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR (1908 - 1986)






  • Anthologies:


  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée.  1958.

      • Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

    • 1955.

      • Privileges.

    • Les Mandarins.  1954.

      • The Mandarins

    • Le Deuxième Sexe.  2 Vols.  Paris: Gallimard, 1949.

      • The Second Sex

        • Trans. Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier.  New York: Random House, 2010.

        • Trans. H. M. Parshley.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952.  Rpt. New York: Vintage, 1974.  New Translation by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier.  Intro. Judith Thurman.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

          • "Chapter XI: Myth and Reality."  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  996-1000.

          • "Chapter X: Summary."  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  994-996.

          • "Introduction."  New French Feminisms.  Ed. Elaine Marks and Isabelle De Courtivron. 

    • Pour une Morale de l'ambiguité.  Paris: Gallimard, 1947.

      • The Ethics of Ambiguity.  Trans. Bernard Frechtman.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1948.

  • Selected Interviews:

    • After The Second Sex: Interviews with Simone de Beauvoir, 1972-1982.  Ed. Alice Schwartzer.  New York: Pantheon, 1984.




  • Anthologies:

    • Card, Claudia, ed.  The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.

    • Daigle, Christine, and Jacob Golom, eds.  Beauvoir and Sartre: the Riddle of Influence.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2008.

    • Simons, Margaret A., ed.  Feminist Interpretations of Simone de Beauvoir.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1995.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Ainsley, Alison.  "French Feminist Philosophy: de Beauvoir, Kristeva, Irigaray, Le Doeuff, Cixous."  Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy.  Vol. 8 of The Routledge History of Philosophy.  Ed. Richard Kearney.  London: Routledge, 1994.  409-440.

    • Bair, Deirdre.  Simone de Beauvoir: a Biography.  London: Cape, 1990.

    • Bauer, Nancy.  Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophy, and Feminism.  New York: Columbia UP, 2000.

    • Berghoffen, Debra B.  The Philosophy of Simone De Beauvoir: Gendered Phenomenologies, Erotic Generosities.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1997.

    • Deutscher, Penelope.  The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir: Ambiguity, Conversion, Resistance.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

    • Ehrmann, Jacques.  "Simone de Beauvoir and the Related Destinies of Woman and Intellectual."  Yale French Studies 27 (1961): .

    • Fallaize, Elizabeth.  The Novels of Simone de Beauvoir.  London: Routledge, 1988.

    • Fullbrook, Kate, and Edward Fullbrook.  Sex and Philosophy: Rethinking de Beauvoir and Sartre.  London: Continuum, 2008.

    • Fullbrook, Kate, and Edward Fullbrook.  Beauvoir: a Critical Introduction.  Cambridge: Polity, 1998.

    • Fullbrook, Kate, and Edward Fullbrook.  Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre: the Remaking of a Twentieth Century Legend.  New York: Basic Books, 1994.

    • Fullbrook, Kate, and Edward Fullbrook.  "De Beauvoir."  A Companion to Continental PhilosophyEd. Simon Critchley and William R. SchroederOxford: Blackwell, 1998.  269-280.

    • Gutting, Gary.  "Beauvoir."  French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century.  Cambridge: CUP, 2001.  158-180.

    • Harland, Richard.  "De Beauvoir and Two Predecessors (also de Staël, Woolf)."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.  213-218.
    • Howie, Gill.  "Simone de Beauvoir."  An Introduction to Modern European PhilosophyEd. Jenny Teichman and Graham WhiteLondon: Macmillan, 1995.  132-144.

    • Le Doeuff, Michèle.  "Simone de Beauvoir and Existentialism."  Feminist Studies 6.2 (1980): 277-289.

    • Moi, Toril.  Simone de Beauvoir: the Making of an Intellectual Woman.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.

    • Moi, Toril.  Feminist Theory and Simone De Beauvoir.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1989.

    • Moser, Susanne.  Freedom and Recognition in the Work of Simone de Beauvoir.  Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2008.

    • Nye, Andrea.  "A World Without Women: the Existentialist Feminism of Simone de Beauvoir."  Feminist Theory and the Philosophies of Man.  73-114,

    • Okeley, Judith.  Simone de Beauvoir: a Re-Reading.  London: Virago, 1989.

    • Seymour-Jones, Carole.  Glued Together by their Lies: a Dangerous Liaison.  Thomaston, ME: Century Press, 2007.

    • Simons, Margaret A.  Beauvoir and the Second Sex: Feminism, Race, and the Origins of Existentialism.  New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.

    • Vintges, Karen.  Philosophy as Passion: the Thinking of Simone de Beauvoir.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1996.




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