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Literature & existentialism

Jean-Paul Sartre

Literature & existentialism

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Published by Carol Publishing Group in Secaucus, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Philosophy,
  • Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Paul Satre ; translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16816662M
    ISBN 100806501057


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Irrational Man begins by discussing the roots of existentialism in the art and thinking of Augustine, Aquinas, Pascal, Baudelaire, Blake, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Picasso, Joyce, and Beckett. The heart of the book explains the views of the foremost existentialists-Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre.

I greatly enjoyed Murdoch's novel "The Sand Castle", which is a tale with an existential and mystical theme, but this book, which is described as a brilliant collection of aspects of her philosophical writings, needs a reader with at least a philosophy M. or its equivalent.

Read more. 12 people found this s: This a book club for anybody interested in reading existentialist literature and fiction. Every month I'll be putting up a new text either by an existentialist author or containing existentialist themes. Existentialism and Modern Literature.

The essays in Existentialism Modern Literature by Davis McElroy were originally written as lectures. McElroy uses the word "God" in the sense that God governs humans from within by making each of us a unique experiment in humanity. Existentialism is a term that has been applied to the work of a number of 5(1).

Paperback Current price isOriginal price is See All Formats. Available Online. Add to Wishlist. QUICK ADD. Existentialism Is a Humanism. by Jean-Paul Sartre. out of 5. Existentialism and modern literature: an essay in existential criticism. Citadel Press. in English - 3d paperbound ed.

aaaa. Not in Library. Existentialism and modern literature: an essay in existential criticism. Greenwood Press. in English. Existentialism is a movement in philosophy and literature that emphasizes individual existence, freedom and choice. It focuses on the question of human existence, and the feeling that there is no purpose or explanation at the core of existence.

Existentialism in Literature: Work that deals with theory of existentialism comes in the category of existentialist literature. Theater of absurd is remarkable in this regard. Many plays and novels were written on this theory. Writers added existentialism in literature through which they forced people to think on their existence.

This short book is a transcript of a speech Sartre gave in to address many of the critics of existentialism. Its a remarkably lucid, concise exposition on the primary tenets of existentialism-even more remarkable given the fact that Sartre gave this lecture without notes.

Let's explore some of my favorite Big Ideas: s: Click for larger cover scan Humanistic Existentialism The Literature of Possibility Paper:X,ISBN: Price: University of Nebraska Press "This study in humanistic existentialism is highly informative as well as : Hazel Estella Barnes.

The death of God. As Camus writes in his book Lhomme révolté () translated as The Rebel, Nietzsches announcement of the death of God (i. the Christian God) must primarily be understood as the diagnosis of a clinician.

5 The proclamation: God is dead. is the result of a conscious examination and expresses the awareness of the inexorable process of nihilism shattering. Humanistic Existentialism The Literature of Possibility Paper:X,ISBN: Price: University of Nebraska Press "This study in humanistic existentialism is highly informative as well as entertaining.

Walter Arnold Kaufmann - - New York: Meridian Books. Sartre and Camus: Literature of Existence. Leo Pollmann - - New York: F. Ungar Pub. The Philosophy and Literature of Existentialism. Wesley Barnes - - Woodbury, N.Barron's. To what extent does existentialism constitute itself as a literary rather than a primarily philosophical phenomenon.

Or, to put a slightly different but related question: what form does existentialism take when it is viewed as literature rather than as philosophy?Such questions arise as a fairly direct consequence of the fact that a number of key existentialist works (or works that have.

Unlike many writers who oozed existential philosophy from every drop of ink that bled on their manuscripts, Jean-Paul Sartre does not shy from submitting a definition of existentialism: "By existentialism we mean a doctrine which makes human life possible and in addition, declares that every truth and every action implies a human setting and a human subjectivity.

The book is laid out in about 10 chapters which cover an introduction to the topic, the key ideas behind it and finally ending with the key players involved in existentialism.

There are loads of references to the literature and art involved in the movement along with plenty of quotes5(6). Christian Existentialism Top 10 Christian Novels Febru Christian Apologetics, Christian Ethics, Christian Existentialism, Christian Literature, Christianity, Novels, Religious Authors, Spiritual.

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Existentialism Existentialism Literature More than any other recent philosophical movement, the existentialists communicated their ideas through plays, novels and short stories. Peter Rickman asks: why did existentialism resort to literary expression. For people approaching existentialism for the first time I would suggest this book in addition to William Barrett's The Irrational Man, the latter giving a better groundwork for the entire philosophy and Marino's text providing some of the best and most vivid examples of existentialist philosophy.

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It contributes to a rethinking of the cannon of existentialism. Beauvoir examined women's subordinate role as the 'Other', patriarchally forced into immanence in her book, The Second Sex, which some claim to be the culmination of her existential ethics.

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