The Second Sex // Review
De Beauvoir, Simone, Herizons
THE SECOND SEX.
In taking stock of feminist victories in this century, we must give credit where it is due. In this regard, The Second Sex is the Odyssey of feminist literature-though most of us know about it, few of us seem to have taken the time to sit down and read it. Despite the fact that is has been a source of wonder for many of us, little is known about it. Perhaps this is as good a time as any to look back in herstory, to a book written by a profoundly unique woman in search of herself.
The Second Sex is the most controversial work by feminist/ philosopher Simone de Beauvoir. Popularly known as the confidante and consort of existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul …
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Publication information: Article title: The Second Sex // Review. Contributors: De Beauvoir, Simone - Author. Magazine title: Herizons. Volume: 9. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 1995. Page number: 33. © 2008 Herizons Magazine, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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