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Existential Literature: An Introduction

Existential Literature: An Introduction
Author: Linda E. Patrik
ISBN 13: 9780534567057
ISBN 10: 534567053
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2000-07-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 185
List Price: $171.95

An anthology of selections from existential fiction of the 19th and 20th centuries along with explanatory material on the philosophical ideas that are foundational to each of the works. They are organized around the themes of the human condition, relations with other, ethics, and religion. Dostoevsky, Sartre, Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, Richard Wright, Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, and Kafka are represented. Questions for discussion facilitate classroom use. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR