The Second Sex

By Simone de Beauvoir

The Second Sex is a 1949 book by the French existentialist Simone de Beauvoir, in which the author discusses the treatment of women throughout history. Beauvoir researched and wrote the book in about 14 months between 1946 and 1949. She published the work in two volumes: Facts and Myths and Lived Experience.

Published date: January 1, 1949
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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