Definition of Simone de Beauvoir
1. Noun. French feminist and existentialist and novelist (1908-1986).
Generic synonyms: Existential Philosopher, Existentialist, Existentialist Philosopher, Feminist, Libber, Women's Liberationist, Women's Rightist, Author, Writer
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1. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"... gar-Quinet) are some of the most frequently visited graves of the cemetery: those of Simone de Beauvoir (died 1986) and Jean Paul Sartre (died 1980). ..."
2. Paris & Ile de France by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"... but it certainly has its fair share of prestigious inhabitants, including Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Charles Garnier, ..."
3. Test Case: Italy, Ethiopia, and the League of Nations by George W. Baer (1976)
"Simone de Beauvoir recalls how this notorious affair inclined her and her friends to the left (The Prime of Life, pp. 210-11). 47. Fabry, J'ai connu . ..."
4. Parisby Ken Bernstein by Ken Bernstein (2000)
"Among the distinguished residents of this peaceful cemetery lie the writers Guy de Maupassant, Charles Baudelaire, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre. ..."
5. Heartache of Motherhood by Joyce Nicholson (1983)
"... only my love for my children which prevented me committing suicide, Simone de Beauvoir wrote in The Second Sex, 'millions of women have secretly shared, ..."
6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... animadversion as a longer Parshley, translation of Simone de Beauvoir, The and perhaps more impressive or emphatic form of aver- Second Sex, 1952 sion. ..."
7. What Society Does to Girls by Joyce Nicholson (1975)
"Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, Penguin 1972. First published in 1949, this is one of the most brilliant and revealing studies of woman in all her ..."