On Novels And Novelists
by Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by Chris Turner
Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his work has remained relevant and thought-provoking through the decades. The Seagull Sartre Library now presents some of his most incisive philosophical, cultural, and literary critical essays in twelve newly designed and affordable editions.
In this collection of brief, insightful essays, we find ourselves face to face with Sartre the literary critic, as he carefully examines the works of renowned French writers such as Francois Mauriac, Nathalie Sarraute, Jean Giraudoux, and Jules Renard. Most moving is an essay on Andre Gide, written right after his death, in which Sartre writes, "We thought him scared and embalmed; he dies and we discover how alive he was."
Paperback: 116 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
Published by Seagull Books