Must We Burn Sade?

Must We Burn Sade? Translated by Annette Michelson, The Marquis de Sade. New York: Grove Press, 1966. English translation of Faut-il brûler Sade? (Paris: Gallimard, 1955).

“Must We Burn Sade?”, a translation of “Faut-il bruler Sade?”, was originally published in ‘Les Temps Moderne’, December 1951 and January 1952.  Beauvoir considers her philosophy of feminism in relation to the philosophical underpinnings of Sade’s sexual practices.