No Exit and Three Other Plays Book
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

No Exit and Three Other Plays


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-07-15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101971239

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No Exit and Three Other Plays Excerpt :

Four seminal plays by one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century. An existential portrayal of Hell in Sartre's best-known play, as well as three other brilliant, thought-provoking works: the reworking of the Electra-Orestes story, the conflict of a young intellectual torn between theory and conflict, and an arresting attack on American racism.

No Exit Book
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

No Exit


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Sartre, Jean Paul, 1905-1980
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:263622548

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Huis Clos Book

Huis Clos


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-01-20
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 1138138789

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Huis Clos Excerpt :

The full French text of Sartre's novel is accompanied by French-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.

No Exit Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

No Exit


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Concord Theatricals
  • Release Date : 1958
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN 10 : 0573613052

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No Exit Excerpt :

Two women and one man are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in Hell. The windows are bricked up, there are no mirrors, the electric lights can never be turned off, and there is no exit. The irony of this Hell is that its torture is not of the rack and fire, but of the burning humiliation of each soul as it is stripped of its pretenses by the cruel curiosity of the damned. Here the soul is shorn of secrecy, and even the blackest deeds are mercilessly exposed to the fierce light of Hell. It is an eternal torment.

Les Mains Sales Book

Les Mains Sales


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-12-21
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 1138138460

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First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Dark Feelings  Grim Thoughts Book

Dark Feelings Grim Thoughts


  • Author : Robert C. Solomon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2006-07-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195181579

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Dark Feelings Grim Thoughts Excerpt :

Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts' talks about the early work of Camus and Sartre, including Camus' 'The Stranger', 'The Myth of Sisyphus', 'The Plague', and Sartre's 'Nausea', 'No Exit' and the concepts of 'Bad Faith' and 'Being-for-Others.

Rethinking Existentialism Book

Rethinking Existentialism


  • Author : Jonathan Webber
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-12
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191054761

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In Rethinking Existentialism, Jonathan Webber articulates an original interpretation of existentialism as the ethical theory that human freedom is the foundation of all other values. Offering an original analysis of classic literary and philosophical works published by Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Frantz Fanon up until 1952, Webber's conception of existentialism is developed in critical contrast with central works by Albert Camus, Sigmund Freud, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Presenting his arguments in an accessible and engaging style, Webber contends that Beauvoir and Sartre initially disagreed over the structure of human freedom in 1943 but Sartre ultimately came to accept Beauvoir's view over the next decade. He develops the viewpoint that Beauvoir provides a more significant argument for authenticity than either Sartre or Fanon. He articulates in detail the existentialist theories of individual character and the social identities of gender and race, key concerns in current discourse. Webber concludes by sketching out the broader implications of his interpretation of existentialism for philosophy, psychology, and psychotherapy.

The Philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre Book

The Philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2003-05-27
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 515
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400076321

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The Philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre Excerpt :

This unique selection presents the essential elements of Sartre's lifework -- organized systematically and made available in one volume for the first time in any language.

From Socrates to Sartre Book
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

From Socrates to Sartre


  • Author : T.Z. Lavine
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2011-05-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307793577

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A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization From Socrates to Sartre presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato’s Athens to today when the commanding power of Marxism has captured one third of the world. T. Z. Lavine, Elton Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University, makes philosophy come alive with astonishing clarity to give us a deeper, more meaningful understanding of ourselves and our times. From Socrates to Sartre discusses Western philosophers in terms of the historical and intellectual environment which influenced them, and it connects their lasting ideas to the public and private choices we face in America today. From Socrates to Sartre formed the basis of from the PBS television series of the same name.

Hi  My Names Charlie Book

Hi My Names Charlie


  • Author : Joshua R. Burkheiser
  • Publisher : Fulton Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-10-20
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9781638601517

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A serial killer haunts the streets of Dayton, Ohio, leaving a trail of women's bodies in their wake. Two men can stop it, but one is not the hero you would expect. Charlie, a serial killer himself, is forced into an investigation he's being accused of. Detective Chance Roning is hot on his trail, forcing Charlie to fend for his very existence. An adventure like no other, you will sit on the edge of your seat as you fly through the pages to discover who the real killer is! 8

Existentialism and Humanism Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Existentialism and Humanism


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Methuen Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-11-09
  • Genre: Existentialism
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 0413776395

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Existentialism and Humanism Excerpt :

Delivered as a lecture in Paris in 1945, this work provides a seminal defence of the author's doctrine of existentialism and a plan for its practical application to everyday human life. It explores one of the central tenets of the author's philosophical thought, offering an introduction to his work. It is suitable for students of philosophy.

We Have Only This Life to Live Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

We Have Only This Life to Live


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 593
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590174937

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We Have Only This Life to Live Excerpt :

Jean-Paul Sartre was a man of staggering gifts, whose accomplishments as philosopher, novelist, playwright, biographer, and activist still command attention and inspire debate. Sartre’s restless intelligence may have found its most characteristic outlet in the open-ended form of the essay. For Sartre the essay was an essentially dramatic form, the record of an encounter, the framing of a choice. Whether writing about literature, art, politics, or his own life, he seizes our attention and drives us to grapple with the living issues that are at stake. We Have Only This Life to Live is the first gathering of Sartre’s essays in English to draw on all ten volumes of Situations, the title under which Sartre collected his essays during his life, while also featuring previously uncollected work, including the reports Sartre filed during his 1945 trip to America. Here Sartre writes about Faulkner, Bataille, Giacometti, Fanon, the liberation of France, torture in Algeria, existentialism and Marxism, friends lost and found, and much else. We Have Only This Life to Live provides an indispensable, panoramic view of the world of Jean-Paul Sartre.

Jean Paul Sartre  To Freedom Condemned Book

Jean Paul Sartre To Freedom Condemned


  • Author : Justus Streller
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-17
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453228821

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s most influential existentialist work, Being and Nothingness, broken down into its most fertile ideas In To Freedom Condemned, Sartre’s most influential work, Being and Nothingness, is laid bare, presenting the philosopher’s key ideas regarding existentialism. Covering the philosophers Hegel, Heidegger, and Husserl, and mulling over such topics as love, God, death, and freedom, To Freedom Condemned goes on to consider Sartre’s treatment of the complexities around human existence.

We Need to Talk About Kevin Book
Score: 4
From 207 Ratings

We Need to Talk About Kevin


  • Author : Lionel Shriver
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2011-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781582438870

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The inspiration for the film starring Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly, this resonant story of a mother’s unsettling quest to understand her teenage son’s deadly violence, her own ambivalence toward motherhood, and the explosive link between them remains terrifyingly prescient. Eva never really wanted to be a mother. And certainly not the mother of a boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much–adored teacher in a school shooting two days before his sixteenth birthday. Neither nature nor nurture exclusively shapes a child's character. But Eva was always uneasy with the sacrifices and social demotion of motherhood. Did her internalized dislike for her own son shape him into the killer he’s become? How much is her fault? Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with Kevin’s horrific rampage, all in a series of startlingly direct correspondences with her estranged husband, Franklin. A piercing, unforgettable, and penetrating exploration of violence and responsibility, a book that the Boston Globe describes as “impossible to put down,” is a stunning examination of how tragedy affects a town, a marriage, and a family.

The Chips are Down Book

The Chips are Down


  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1951
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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