Simone de Beauvoir

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Simone de Beauvoir was born in 1908 in Paris. Her feminist and existentialist essay The Second Sex, first published 70 years ago in 1949, brought her to be considered as a pioneer of feminism in France and worldwide. She went on to write a number of essays, novels, and autobiographic narratives, including The Mandarins, winner of the 1954 Goncourt Prize.

Related / Latest Publication:
Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (Vintage Classics, 2015)