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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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What is Literature?

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Sartre, J. (2001). What is Literature?. Routledge.


Routledge, 2001. 280 pages.

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p.222
calumny »
(noun) a misrepresentation intended to harm ano...
p.212
vitiate »
(verb) to make faulty or defective; impair / (v...
p.203
exigent »
(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action /...
p.194
praxis »
(noun) ; action practice; as / (noun) exercise ...
p.89
breviary »
(noun) a book of the prayers, hymns, psalms, an...
p.212
the coming of the concrete society of ends
[...] Such is the present paradox of ethics; if...
p.205
the jars of literary history
[...] In the event of a Soviet victory, we will...
p.182
the slender thread of his gaze
[...] The writer, in opposition to bourgeois id...
p.176
that our books remain in the air
[...] We hope that our books remain in the air ...
p.174
Sartre on Kafka
We did not want to delight our public with its ...

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Introduction

  • literature as a form of social action
  • Sartre's preoccupation (since 40s) by Marxist theory and Communism; his anxiety to define his position (esp re Soviet Union) shows in these pages
  • Sartre's own novels/plays focus on the middle class not proletariat
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Introduction

  • literature as a form of social action
  • Sartre's preoccupation (since 40s) by Marxist theory and Communism; his anxiety to define his position (esp re Soviet Union) shows in these pages
  • Sartre's own novels/plays focus on the middle class not proletariat
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Appendix
Writing For One's Age

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Appendix
Writing For One's Age

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