What is literature?

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

He makes a mess of his premises and philosophical claims, but is usually a touching and most of all passionate writer. It's a passion so great one is tempted to link it to the times he wrote this in; a time which would make any and all vagueness understandable. Read full review

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User Review  - Anna Ali - Goodreads

The best manual that a writer would need to take his writings to the next level Read full review

Contents

WHY WRITE?
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FOR WHOM DOES ONE WRITE?
49
SITUATION OF THE WRITER IN 1947
123
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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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