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Letters to Sartre

By: Beauvoir, Simone de.
Contributor(s): Hoare, Quintin [Translator and Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Vintage 1990Description: xii, 532 p. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9780099914907.Subject(s): Feminists - France | Simone de Beauvoir - 1908-1986 | Jean-Paul Sartre - 1905-1980DDC classification: 846.914 Summary: In 1983 de Beauvoir published Sartre's letters, maintaining that her own to him had been lost. They were found by de Beauvoir's adopted daughter, and published to a storm of controversy in France. Tracing the emotional and triangular complications of her life with Sartre, the letters reveal her not only as manipulative and dependent but Simonealso as vulnerable, passionate, jealous and committed. https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1029269/letters-to-sartre/9780099914907.html
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Table of contents

Introduction
Letters
January 1930 - July 1939 Before the war
September 1939 - March 1940 The phoney war
July 1940 - March 1941 Sartre Prisoner
July 1943 - February 1946 Before Liberation and After
January 1947 - October 1951 America
June 1953 - July 1963 Later Interludes
Index

In 1983 de Beauvoir published Sartre's letters, maintaining that her own to him had been lost. They were found by de Beauvoir's adopted daughter, and published to a storm of controversy in France. Tracing the emotional and triangular complications of her life with Sartre, the letters reveal her not only as manipulative and dependent but Simonealso as vulnerable, passionate, jealous and committed.

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