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

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780252036941

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.11) Introduction
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Political Writings
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Eleanore Holveck

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.003.0002

These reports from Spain, Portugal, and the United States from 1945 to 1947 reflect a change in Simone de Beauvoir’s view of her own role as a writer and intellectual in relation to politics. Beauvoir often described herself up to the 1930s as an apolitical, idealistic Kantian, a solitary individual content to exercise her own petty bourgeois freedom as a teacher and writer and eager to take her place among the great writers of her culture. For example, Françoise and Pierre in Beauvoir’s ...

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