Simone de Beauvoir

Active - 1976 - 1978  |   Genres - Drama, History, War

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Philosopher Simone de Beauvoir is best known for her two feminist books, The Second Sex and Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. In 1979, her five-decade relationship with Jean-Paul Sartre was the subject of a documentary. Her own life was documented on film in 1984. In addition to writing, de Beauvoir also taught philosophy at universities.