Monthly Archives: December 2016

Rereading de Beauvoir 21: The Mother

Volume II: Situation. Part Two. Chapter 6. The Mother. (537-584) [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.] As noted in the previous post (“The … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 20: The Married Woman

Volume II: Situation. Part Two. Chapter 5. The Married Woman. (451-536) [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.] Going by the length of this … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 19: The Lesbian

Volume II: Lived Experience. Part One. Chapter 4. The Lesbian. (429-48) [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.] So, actually, I recommend neither reading … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 18: Sexual Initiation

Volume II: Lived Experience. Part One. Chapter 3. Sexual Initiation. (354-428) [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.] So apparently “all psychiatrists agree” on … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 17: The Girl

Volume II: Lived Experience. Part One. Chapter 2. The Girl. (352-93) [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.] Given what went on in the … Continue reading

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Rereading de Beauvoir 16: Childhood

Volume II: Lived Experience. Part One. Chapter 1. Childhood. (294-351) [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 of my readers (and there aren’t … Continue reading

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