Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

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In Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter Simone de Beauvoir describes her early life, from her birth in Paris, 1908, to her student days at the Sorbonne, where she met Jean-Paul Satre. She remains a powerful icon of early feminism.

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A superb autobiography by one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter offers an intimate picture of growing up in a bourgeois French family, rebelling as an adolescent against the conventional expectations of her class, and striking out on her own with an intellectual and existential ambition exceedingly rare in a young woman in the 1920s. Simone de Beavoir describes her early life, from her birth in Paris in 1908 to her student days at the Sorbonne, where she met Jean-Paul sartre – ‘the dream-companion I had longed for since I was fifteen’.

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Weight 0.269 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

365

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

843.912 (edition:21)

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General – Trade / Code: K