Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre loom over twentieth-century thought. It is hard to imagine feminism, leftist politics, literature, philosophy, or queer studies in the twentieth century without these two giants. Their work has been the topic for hundreds of books and articles, while their romance/friendship has been the cause of controversy and admiration in equal measure. The following is excerpted from a documentary on their lifelong relationship and their work.

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