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Abstract : In her late teens, Simone de Beauvoir distanced herself from her upper class bourgeois background, full of hypocrisies ; she rejected the catholic faith. She got rid of her narciccism, at the root of her writer's vocation. Until the Second War, social-political questions were out of her mind. But through personal events, she became aware of the Other and conditions for liberty. Partner of Jean Paul Sartre, she entirely embraced existentialism in her life and works. She devoted her efforts to commited literature in her novels and essays. She is more specifically concerned with women and elderly conditions. In Le deuxième sexe and La vieillesse, she analyses thoroughly the causes of women alienation and the miserable living conditions of elderly people ; she sheds on those subjects a dramatically new light. Her ideas were very shocking for the majority of people, but they were true and influenced until today. We tried to demonstrate that Simone de Beauvoir, without any concession, has put in practice her ethical thought based on liberty and responsability ; even when her revelations attracted hateful and dangerous relations. She commited herself without any compromise to her ideas.
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Fatémeh Khan Mohammadi. Simone de Beauvoir, écrivain engagé :. Littératures. Université Nancy 2, 2003. Français. ⟨NNT : 2003NAN21004⟩. ⟨tel-01776317⟩



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