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  • Surely we can call Simone de Beauvoir an existentialist without much ado?

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • By doing a book of conversations that I have begun with Simone de Beauvoir, which is the continuation of Les Mots, but which will be arranged this time by themes, and which will not be done with the style of Les Mots, since I can no longer have any style.

    Sartre at Seventy: An Interview

  • Christine was rediscovered in the late 18th century but it was 20th century writers and scholars such as Simone de Beauvoir and Charity Cannon Willard, who argue that she should be considered an early feminist who portrayed through her work that woman could play an important role in society if they were allowed to.

    Christine de Pizan

  • With its jokes about Simone de Beauvoir and Dostoevsky, and the comedy of the arsonist inmate of Holloway Prison called Grace Poole, with whom Adrian begins a correspondence, you know that the author had grown-up readers in mind.

    Book club, week three: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾

  • Bertrand Russell, Milan Kundera, Susan Sontag, Arthur Miller, Simone de Beauvoir – I hope BWISP will have the humility to accept that these writers had at least as much concern for freedom and human dignity as they do themselves.

    Letters: Israel critics should respect my decision

  • The very title, Film About A Woman Who..., with its coy ellipsis ... begging that we fill in its blank while designating as suspect any term offered, implies Rainer was already treating "Woman" as a construct twenty years before gender theorist Judith Butler famously extrapolated her anti-essentialist critique of gender from Simone de Beauvoir.

    G. Roger Denson: Gender as Performance & Script: Reading the Art of Yvonne Rainer, Cindy Sherman, Sarah Charlesworth & Lorna Simpson After Eve Sedgwick & Judith Butler

  • Houldsworth said the dynamic between romantically involved artists always made for interesting results, and singled out Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, and Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz.

    Creative encounters of the artistic kind – couples get together to collaborate

  • Staal reads Mary Wollstonecraft, Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf; she revisits that damned short story about the yellow wallpaper.

    Stephanie Staal's 'Reading Women': Looking to feminist texts to find herself

  • Sharing café tables with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, he believed that he had left "race" behind.

    Passing Fancies

  • On the other hand, he's too cranky and conservative to play the tribune of the common man along the lines of Nelson Algren who took time away from the mean streets for an affair with Simone de Beauvoir, Richard Wright, Studs Terkel or Carl "City of Big Shoulders" Sandburg.

    Boulevardier's Delight


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