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No exit, and three other plays

Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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In these four plays, Jean-Paul Sartre, the great existentialist novelist and philosopher, displays his mastery of the drama. No Exit is an unforgettable portrayal of hell. The Flies is a modern reworking of the Electra-Orestes story. Dirty Hands is about a young intellectual torn between theory and praxis. The Respectful Prostitute is a scathing attack on American racism. 4 plays about an existential portrayal of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Jean-Paul Sartre; Jean-Paul Sartre
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Paul Sartre
ISBN: 0679725164 9780679725169
OCLC Number: 23868889
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: 275 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: No exit = Huis clos --
The flies = Les mouches --
Dirty hands = Les mains sales --
The respectful prostitute = La putain respectueuse.
Other Titles: No exit.
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Responsibility: by Jean-Paul Sartre.
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In these four plays, Jean-Paul Sartre, the great existentialist novelist and philosopher, displays his mastery of the drama. No Exit is an unforgettable portrayal of hell. The Flies is a modern reworking of the Electra-Orestes story. Dirty Hands is about a young intellectual torn between theory and praxis. The Respectful Prostitute is a scathing attack on American racism. 4 plays about an existential portrayal of Hell, 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.

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