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"What is Literature?" and Other Essays

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674950849

Publication Date: 10/15/1988

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368 pages

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  • Introduction [Steven Ungar]
  • What is Literature?
    • What is Writing
    • Why Write
    • For Whom Does One Write?
    • Situation of the Writer in 1947
    • Writing for One’s Age
  • Introduction to Les Temps modernes
  • The Nationalization of Literature
  • Black Orpheus
  • Notes
  • A Note on the Texts
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Jean-Paul Sartre Is Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature
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