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The white shirts with prints of puzzling artworks by French artist, illustrator, writer, director and porn actor Christophe Chemin added another layer to this multi-textured collection: one showed a table with mice enjoying a feast of fruit and lusciously juicy broken pomegranates; another included wild animals, mythical beasts, weird creatures and dinosaurs trapped in a concrete jungle; a third one showed Cleopatra kissing a Marine.
The 73-year-old retired teacher said: “I have been to some of the other shows around the country but I have to say, Shrewsbury Flower Show is my favourite.“My favourite parts of the show are the marquees.
This year’s theme of handbags and Stepping out with Cinderella as well as a Botanical Cushion and Heavy Metal were very imaginative.”The show is now so famous it attracts some of the biggest names in gardening and cooking.
They explain for Books and Ideas how they set out to restore Beauvoir’s existentialist, but also very personal approach to the history of the Western notion of “woman”.
In November of 1949, Les Editions Gallimard brought out Simone de Beauvoir’s Le Deuxième Sexe in France. In 20, sixty years later, a new English translation of The Second Sex was published by two publishing houses belonging to the Random House Group, Jonathan Cape in the UK and Alfred A. To steal Simone de Beauvoir’s phrase, much ink has flowed on the subject of the English version. Parshley, a zoology professor from Smith College, produced the 1953 translation, but upon the insistence of his publishers, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, he abridged, edited and removed significant and lengthy passages, restructured Beauvoir’s syntax and style, and simplified much of the complex philosophical language.