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Saint Genet, actor and martyr

Author: Jean-Paul Sartre; Bernard Frechtman
Publisher: New York : George Braziller, 1963.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980.
Saint Genet, actor and martyr.
New York, G. Braziller, 1963
(OCoLC)568736797
Named Person: Jean Genet; Jean Genet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Paul Sartre; Bernard Frechtman
OCLC Number: 179879
Description: 625 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Translator's note --
Book I --
The Metamorphosis --
The Melodious child dead in me long before the ax chops off my head --
A Dizzying word --
Book II --
First conversion : evil --
I will be the thief --
I decided to be what crime made of me --
The Eternal couple of the criminal and the Saint ... --
I is another --
A Daily labor, long and disappointing ... --
"To succeed in being all, strive to be nothing in anything" --
Cain --
Book III --
Second metamorphosis : the aesthete --
Strange hell of beauty ... --
I went to theft as to a liberation, as to the light --
Book IV --
Third metamorphosis : the writer --
A Mechanism having the exact rigor of verse --
And I, gentler than a wicked angel, lead her by the hand --
On the fine arts considered as murder --
My victory is verbal and I owe it to the sumptuousness of the terms --
Please use Genet properly --
Appendices --
1. --
Self-portrait of the good citizen --
2. The Tzedek test --
3. The Maids.
Other Titles: Saint Genet: comédien et martyr.
Responsibility: by Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman.

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