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The Second Sex - Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
The Second Sex
Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780307814531 (030781453X)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 832
Edition language: English
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Domhnall rated it
5.0 The Second Sex
This translation, by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevalier, published in 2011, is the best of two available English translations from the original French and the alternative translation by H.M.Parshley in 1953 is a disgrace, which abridged, simplified and often mistranslated the original...
I am actually rereading it - this new version contains many parts of the book which were originally omitted because it might be too shocking for past readers.
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Books are Alibis rated it
4.0 The Second Sex (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
FINALLY, I finished it. This book seemed to take forever and I'm so glad I finished it. I was pretty much skim reading it by the end of it.It was a really interesting book and that's why I gave it 4/5 stars. The writing was really good and I was really captivated in the subject. It seemed to ramble ...
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Xalaila's book diary rated it
4.0 The Second Sex
Lo sentí lento y un poco pesado. Muchos datos atemporales y ejemplos extremistas. Fuera de eso, me hizo reflexionar mucho sobre las vidas de mi abuela, de mi mamá y la mía propia. Muchas cosas me hicieron click. Vale la pena leerlo, quizá en pequeñas dosis (¿un capítulo a la vez?)
KuntuZangmo rated it
0.0 The Second Sex
I read it when I was ten, just because it was on my mother's shelf, and of course at that age you find everything very thought-provoking, but I think I wouldn't like it now.Hm, don't remember right now how Adrian Mole liked it. =)
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