Wall (Intimacy): And Other Stories

Wall (Intimacy): And Other Stories

by Jean-Paul Sartre
     
 

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One of Sartre’s greatest existentialist works of fiction, The Wall contains the only five short stories he ever wrote. Set during the Spanish Civil War, the title story crystallizes the famous philosopher’s existentialism.See more details below

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One of Sartre’s greatest existentialist works of fiction, The Wall contains the only five short stories he ever wrote. Set during the Spanish Civil War, the title story crystallizes the famous philosopher’s existentialism.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811201902
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/1969
Series:
New Directions Paperbook
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
365,213
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

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, Critique of Dialectical Reason, and the monumental treatise Being and Nothingness.

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