ERIC Number: ED085720
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Publication Date: 1962
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Sartre: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Kern, Edith, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Edith Kern, Claude-Edmonde Magny, Henri Peyre, Kenneth Douglas, Edmund Wilson, Theophil Spoerri, Jacques Guicharnaud, Eric Bentley, Robert Champigny, Oreste F. Pucciani, Frederic Jameson, Rene Girard, Guido Morpurgo-Tagliabue, John D. Wils, Hazel E. Barnes, Rene Marill-Alberes, and H. J. Blackman--all concerned with the literature, philosophy, and political thought of Jean-Paul Sartre. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature and philosophy. The essays are divided into seven categories: "Fiction: The Novel,""Fiction: The Theatre,""Fiction: Style,""Literary Criticism,""Philosophy,""Existential Psychoanalysis," and "Politics." A chronology of important dates in Sartre's life, a brief set of biographical notes on the contributors to this collection, and a 41-item selected bibliography of books, articles, and essays on Sartre complete the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Drama, Essays, Existentialism, French Literature, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Novels, Philosophy, Politics, Secondary Education, Twentieth Century Literature
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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