The Uncommon Man

December 22, 2005

New Translation of a Feminist Classic

In 1949, Simone de Beauvoir wrote the The Second Sex. It is considered a classic of feminism. The article below explores the possible mistranslations that may have impacted a great deal of the English versions. It also asks the question - even with a new translation, is this book still relevant today?

via New York Times (free registration required) - ESSAY: Lost in Translation

Posted by Russell at December 22, 2005 09:33 AM

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