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The Second Sex
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All Men Are Mortal
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Simone De Beauvoir

1908- 1986

Essayist

 

Distinguished French essayist, novelist, and Existentialist, Simone de Beauvoir was known for her left-wing political views and her rejection of society's traditional roles for women.
As a philosophy student at the Sorbonne, she first encountered Jean-Paul Sartre, with whom she would maintain a lifelong relationship. Among her most important works was the feminist treatise "Le Deuxieme Sexe" (The Second Sex) published in 1949.