Simone de Beauvoir

French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist

1908   -   1986

movement: atheism, feminism, existentialism
country of citizenship: France
native language: French
educated at: University of Paris
occupation: political philosopher, journalist, novelist, autobiographer, essayist, political activist, diarist, women letter writer, philosopher, feminist, literary critic, writer, activist, author
award received: Prix Goncourt, Austrian State Prize for European Literature, Jerusalem Prize
influenced by: Jean-Paul Sartre

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Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (; French: [simɔn də bovwaʁ] ( listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues. She was known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism; and for her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins. She was also known for her lifelong relationship with French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.
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31

When Things of the Spirit Come First

collection of short stories by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1979

The Second Sex

essay from Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1949

She Came to Stay

book by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1943

The Blood of Others

book by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1945

Force of Circumstance

book by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1963

The Ethics of Ambiguity

book by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1947

L'Amérique au jour le jour

Buch von Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1948

La Cérémonie des adieux

book by Simone de Beauvoir

author: Simone de Beauvoir

1981

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