Baudelaire, Sartre and Camus (Philosophy Lectures and Commentaries)

Baudelaire, Sartre and Camus (Philosophy Lectures and Commentaries)

by Garnet Rees
     
 

This book presents a brief introduction to each writer, centring on a particular work (Les Fleurs du mal, Les Mains sales, La peste) and imediately followed by a commentary on an extract (the Baudelaire poem chose is 'Le Cygne'). Professor Rees ends by presenting some pointers on the nature of twentieth century French literature in general, as a guide

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This book presents a brief introduction to each writer, centring on a particular work (Les Fleurs du mal, Les Mains sales, La peste) and imediately followed by a commentary on an extract (the Baudelaire poem chose is 'Le Cygne'). Professor Rees ends by presenting some pointers on the nature of twentieth century French literature in general, as a guide to the student beginner.

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Journal of European Studies
“The general accounts of Sartre and Camus are models of collectedness and lucidity, uncluttered and firm . . . ” –Journal of European Studies

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“The book is well written and competent . . .” –Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780708306017
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Publication date:
01/01/1976
Series:
Philosophy Lectures and Commentaries
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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