SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR
by Lisa Appignanesi

Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) always stood in the shadow of her lover and teacher, Jean-Paul Sartre, despite the fact that she was a brilliant writer and philosopher in her own right. Her monumental study The Second Sex made her a cult figure of the Feminist movement.

Lisa Appignanesi is a novelist, writer and broadcaster. She has written a portrait of Simone de Beauvoir and Cabaret (2004, Yale University Press) and a book on James, Proust and Musil. She is the co-author of Freud’s Women with John Forrester (Penguin).

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Publication Date: 15 April 2005
RRP: £9.99
182 pp
PB
ISBN: 9781904950097