GRAY, FRANCINE DU PLESSIX.
Title Simone Weil.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Viking Putnam, New York: 2001.
0670899984 / 9780670899982
Seller ID 10990X1
Traces Weil's transformation from privileged Parisian student to union organizer, activist, and philosopher, as well as the complex evolution of her ideas on Christianity, politics, and sexuality. This subtle and compelling biography illuminates an enigmatic figue and early feminist whose passion and pathos will fascinate a wide audience.
(Key Words: Simone Weil, Biography, Francine Du Plessix Gray, Ascetics, Catholicism, Blaise Pascal, Activists).