“A huge survey of the state of old age. It hadn’t been done before. She wrote it after she wrote The Second Sex…Old Age is a huge survey of the state of old age. It hadn’t been done before. There was some stuff from classical literature, but there wasn’t a contemporary survey. Some of it has dated because it’s to do with France in the 1960s and ’70s, but some of it is as relevant as it always was.” Read more...
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