Jean-Paul  Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre



Biography


Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (/ˈsɑrtrə/;[2] French: [saʁtʁ]; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism.

His work has also influenced sociology, critical theory, post-colonial theory, and literary studies, and continues to influence these disciplines. Sartre has also been noted for his open relationship with the prominent feminist theorist Simone de Beauvoir.


Shows by Jean-Paul Sartre

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Synopsis

Sarte’s famous existentialist play follows three people to a room in hell, where their torture is revealed to be each other’s company. Three damned souls, Garcin, Inez, and Estelle, are brought to a lavish room to await their... read more

Overview

Nationality
French
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Genres
Drama, Satire