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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...