Monthly Archives: November 2016

Rereading de Beauvoir 15: Myths, Ch. 3

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 3, (274- 84) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] Wondering what all this literary myth stuff has to do … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 14: Myths, Ch. 2, pt iv-vi

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 2, Part IV-VI. Breton or poetry and Stendhal or Romancing the Real (254-74) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 13: Myths, Ch. 2, pt. iii

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 2, Part III. Claudel or the Handmaiden of the Lord (245-54) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] Google ‘Paul … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 12: Myths, Ch. 2, pt. ii

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 2, Part II. D.H. Lawrence or Phallic Pride (236-44) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] This is a pretty … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 11: Myths, Ch. 2, Pt. i

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 2, Part I. Montherlant or the Bread of Disgust  (221-36) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] One problem (for … Continue reading

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What Sort of Hold Has McCully Got on Key?

Now that the Auditor General’s report is out on the $11 million paid to some Saudi Sheikh for some complicated deal over some sheep (destined for life but alas succumbing to death in a desert) which leaves most of us … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 10: Myths, Ch. 1

Part Three: Myths. Chapter 1 (163-220) [This is part of a chapter by chapter re-reading of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You can find all the posts here.] Update/Related note: This NYT doco by Mona el-Naggar, “Ladies First“, about women … Continue reading

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