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Simone de Beauvoir

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«Simone de Beauvoir»

Simone de Beauvoir - French writer and philosopher, founder of feminism.

Simone de Beauvoir radical Parisian, born January 9, 1908 in the family of George and Francoise de Beauvoir, was the eldest child. Simon grew up in a good family with Catholic restrictions, which it considered limiting her freedom. From a very young age became differ semSe your opinion and character, which with age becoming more rebellious. One day, a young Simon said his main principle in life.

"I do not want my life to obey whose whatsoever will, other than my own"

Her father devoted all his time to work to his girls were provided with everything necessary.

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«Simone de Beauvoir»

Despite his rebellious character Simon studied diligently and zealously, which allowed her to go to the famous Sorbonne Institute. Learning was easy, it successfully became master and began to teach philosophy in many schools of Paris.

After another student party Simon met her future famous writer Jean-Paul Sartre, who became not only her husband, but the best friend and lover. Their relationships violate traditional notions of the relationship between man and woman. They both agreed among themselves that their relationship is free and everyone the right to have other sexual partners.

Simone and Jean-Paul united by a common vision and passion that attracted them to each other for more than 50 years.

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«Simone de Beauvoir»

They were at the same time friends and lovers, before his death, Jean-Paul Sartre in 1980. Over the years the relationship together they organized protest marches and demonstrations for women's rights. Wrote many manifestos, lectures on the independence of women in society.

Their relationship has always included a discussion of creativity each other, they could spend hours discussing each other's ideas. Simon became involved in serious literature, her first novel, "She came to stay", was published in 1943. This novel has been copied out of her life, when there was a love triangle between her and Sartre, in the first year acquaintance with Jean-Paul.

Creativity That Simone de Beauvoir became a symbol of feminism in the 1960s, when the sexual life of a woman and the principles were revised.

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«Simone de Beauvoir»

His creativity, she made strong development of the movement of feminism. Intellectuals Old and New World was delighted books Simone - "The Second Sex", especially after translation into English in 1953, which contains a controversial debate on the situation of women in society.

Artworks dedicated existential dilemma: "All men are mortal" and "The blood of others", in which the writer used the facts of his own life experience. For example, the story "Mandarins" based on the short novel by Simone and Nelson Algrenom marked in 1954 Prix award Konkort. Often the stories Simone de Beauvoir states to subordinate fate woman's life.

During 78 years of years of his life Simon managed to write their autobiographies, four, and many serious philosophical works on the existential relationship to the elderly young society, ideas about freedom of choice.

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«Simone de Beauvoir»

Translation of the book "The Second Sex" in English also caused many critics of this harsh and aggressive people from hard adherents traditions. Conversely they believed that a philosophical view of the modern woman Simone de Beauvoir only demeans women in society. But among feminists work Beauvoir caused a strong positive reaction, considering the writer fighter for women's equality.

Still problems articulated in the works of Simone de Beauvoir are relevant to modern society, where thoughts feminist wing in many countries pursued.

 
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