What is literature?

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Methuen, Sep 14, 1967 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 238 pages
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User Review  - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads

Single Quote Review: The world can very well do without literature. But it can do without man still better. Read full review

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User Review  - Will Harwood - Goodreads

Certainly not an easy read, but equally at times an absolutely necessary one. Though that is very much the point, it had moments of brilliance and moments of rambling generalisations and ... Read full review

Contents

WHY WRITE?
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FOR WHOM DOES ONE WRITE?
49
SITUATION OF THE WRITER IN 1947
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About the author (1967)

Jean-Paul Sartre was a prolific philosopher, novelist, public intellectual, biographer, playwright and founder of the journal Les Temps Modernes. Born in Paris in 1905 and died in 1980, Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964 and turned it down. His books include Nausea, Intimacy, The Flies, No Exit, Sartre s War Diaries, Critiqueof Dialectical Reason, and the monumental treatise Being and Nothingness.

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