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Simone's Svengalis: A Petainist, a Missionary, and the Making of Simone Weil

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Further Reading

Sources

Simone Weil, Œuvres complètes, ed. André A. Devaux and Florence de Lussy, et al. Paris, Gallimard, 1988, 16 volumes.

__________, Formative writings, 1929-1941, ed. and tr. Dorothy Tuck McFarland and Wilhelmina Van Ness, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1987.

__________, The Notebooks of Simone Weil, 2 vols. tr. Arthur Willis, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984.

__________, First and Last Notebooks, tr. Richard Rees, London: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Secondary Works

Athanasios Moulakis, Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-Denial, tr. Ruth Hein, Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1998.

David McLellan, Utopian Pessimist: The Life and Thought of Simone Weil, NY: Poseidon Press, 1990.

Francine Du Plessix Gray, Simone Weil, NY: Viking Press, 2001.

George Abbott White, ed., Simone Weil: Interpretations of a Life. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1981.

Simone Pétrement, La vie de Simone Weil, first edition, 2 vols. Paris, 1973.

_____, Simone Weil: A Life, tr. (of first edition) Raymond Rosenthal, NY: Pantheon Books, 1976.

_____, La vie de Simone Weil, second edition, Paris: Fayard, 1997.  

Sylvie Weil, At Home with André and Simone Weil, tr.  Benjamin Ivry, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2010.

Thomas R. Nevin, Simone Weil: Portrait of a Self-Exiled Jew, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.