- Title Pages
- Foreword to the Beauvoir Series
- The Useless Mouths
- It’s Shakespeare they Don’t Like
- The Novel and the Theater
- An American Renaissance in France
- New Heroes for Old
- Existentialist Theater
- A Story I Used to Tell Myself
- Preface To La Bâtarde by Violette Leduc
- What Can Literature Do?
- Misunderstanding in Moscow
- My Experience as a Writer
- Introduction to Bluebeard and Other Fairy Tales
- Preface to James Joyce in Paris: His Final Years
- Preface To Amélie 1
- Foreword to History: A Novel
- Notes for a Novel
- Books in the Beauvoir Series
- Production Credits
- (p.191) Introduction
- The Useless Mouths and Other Literary Writings
- University of Illinois Press
“To will that there be being,” Simone de Beauvoir wrote in The Ethics of Ambiguity, “is also to will that there be men by and for whom the world is endowed with human significations. … To make being ‘be’ is to communicate with others by means of being.”...
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