Feminists in History · 12. May 2020
Simone de Beauvoir interview
Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #10 -Simone de Beauvoir Question: Isn’t there a sort of counter offensive by men who want to “save something from the wreckage”?
Feminists in History · 10. May 2020
   Simone de Beauvoir, violence against women
Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #9 Question: You became involved in direct action with regard to feminism at the very beginning of the abortion issue and as a witness in the Bobigny trial looking back of feminism in France? This specific issue served as a catalyst for women uniting and becoming aware that they could obtain something. Women mobilised public opinion, which men later ratified. That was the beginning of feminism in France Simone de Beauvoir: Certainly....
Feminists in History · 08. May 2020
 Simone de Beauvoir abortion
Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #8 Question: You say it would help them think. But they’ve been so conditioned by traditional images of woman and mother which are now ingrained in most adults, which have been integrated into their way of thinking, that it seems like the main problem is how to get women to see themselves with new eyes. That would be a starting point but it hasn’t happened yet. Simone de Beauvoir: Some of them see themselves with new eyes. But...
Feminists in History · 06. May 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre
Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #7 : They say that if there’s a revolution and society changes, things will automatically change for women?
Feminists in History · 04. May 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, women condition
Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #6 Question: You mentioned the letters and responses to The Second Sex. When it first came out, even if it wasn’t seen as a militant work, it was an intellectual scandal for a lot of people. How was The Second Sex received? Simone de Beauvoir: In France, the backbiting went wild. Many men were extremely outraged. Even men whom I thought were left wing, liberal, egalitarian, were upset by this book. Question: Because it challenged...
Feminists in History · 02. May 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, The second Sexe, feminism  Read more : https://cms.e.jimdo.com/app/sac970be02448710a/1373822761 Copyright © Gabrielle Dubois
A 1975 French television interview, transcript by Gabrielle Dubois #5 Question: You say it’s not productive, but many women listening to us believe that raising their children, succeeding in that very difficult task of preparing the next generation to do their best ― it’s basically women who do this job ― and other little things like creating a nice home and family environment, that all of that doesn’t count… Simone de Beauvoir: I didn’t say it didn’t count, I said it is not...
Feminists in History · 30. April 2020
Simone de Beauvoir feminist, history
A 1975 French television interview, transcript by Gabrielle Dubois #4 Question: Can you give us an example of the child’s age and the kind of treatment you’re talking about? Simone de Beauvoir: Elena Belotti is a paediatrician and she knows a lot about this issue. Her book shows that even when breastfeeding, mothers treat girls differently. A certain aggressiveness in the way a little boy suckles is encouraged much more than a little girl. When the little boy gets older and start making...
Feminists in History · 27. April 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, women condition
A 1975 television interview, transcript by Gabrielle Dubois #3 Question: You say an amazing thing in your memoirs: you says you discovered, at 40, when you were writing The Second Sex, a situation which was as plain as day once you became fully aware of it. How is it that you, an intellectual, well-educated, with a prestigious teaching degree, had not previously perceived the female condition you describe? Simone de Beauvoir: Because in my own condition as an intellectual, I was lucky not to...
Feminists in History · 25. April 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, feminism  Read more : https://cms.e.jimdo.com/app/sac970be02448710a/1373774761 Copyright © Gabrielle Dubois
Simone de Beauvoir, Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #2 Copyright © Gabrielle Dubois
Feminists in History · 22. April 2020
Simone de Beauvoir, feminist, second Sex
Simone de Beauvoir, Why I am a Feminist, Transcript by Gabrielle Dubois of a 1975 television interview #1 Read more : https://cms.e.jimdo.com/app/sac970be02448710a/1373755861 Copyright © Gabrielle Dubois

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