Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Feminist Writings$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Simone de Beauvoir, Margaret A. Simons, and Marybeth Timmermann

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780252039003

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252039003.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 26 July 2017

Brigitte Bardot and the Lolita Syndrome

Brigitte Bardot and the Lolita Syndrome

Chapter:
(p.114) Brigitte Bardot and the Lolita Syndrome
Source:
Feminist Writings
Author(s):

Simone de Beauvoir

Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252039003.003.0017

On New Year’s Eve, Brigitte Bardot appeared on French television. She was got up as usual—blue jeans, sweater, and shock of tousled hair. Lounging on a sofa, she plucked at a guitar. “That’s not hard,” said a woman.1 “I could do just as well. She’s not even pretty. She has the face of a housemaid.” The men couldn’t keep from devouring her with their eyes, but they too snickered. Only two or three of us, among thirty or so spectators, thought her charming. Then she did an excellent classical dance number. “She ...

Illinois Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.