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Women and their Passion for Books

I love books, I love to read, I love to look at books, love to touch books...

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Simone de Beauvoir
French Writer Simone de Beauvoir

Some quotes by writer Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986)

“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.”

“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.”

Simone de Beauvoir

 

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.

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THE NEW NOVEL

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The New Novel,

Winslow Homer, 1877

A WOMAN READING…

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At the Breakfast Table with the Morning Newspaper,

L. A. Ring, 1898

EMIL NOLDE

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Emil Nolde

Printemps dans la chambre, 1904

CARL LARSSON ~ KARIN READING

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Carl Larsson

Karin Reading, 1904

I love books, I love to read, I love to look at books, love to touch books…

Monique

A BOOK IS MY BEST FRIEND…

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“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
― Charles William Eliot

Auguste Toulmouche (1829-1890)
Dolce far niente
Oil on Canvas
-1877

FELIX VALLOTTON ~ RETURNED FROM THE BEACH

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Felix Vallotton

“Returned from the beach” 1924

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