Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Henri-Levy, Bernard. "A Woman in Full." NEW REPUBLIC June 6, 2008.
It is time that we pay tribute to Simone de Beauvoir. Posterity being what it is--unjust, capricious, confusing and chaotic, making a great deal out of very little, force-feeding us May '68 nostalgia and treating the dead as if they have not lost any of their formidable, vibrant virulence (not that this is, in this case, such a terrible thing)--it is time we celebrate Simone de Beauvoir on a scale commensurate with the 100th anniversary of her birth, which passed nearly unnoticed on Jan. 9.. . . Read the rest here: http://www.tnr.com/politics/story.html?id=8102090c-dd86-4eed-8888-827e3fd04635.