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Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Human Emotions and Literature & Existentialism

Unlike many writers who oozed existential philosophy from every drop of ink that bled on their manuscripts, Jean-Paul Sartre does not shy from submitting a definition of existentialism.

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The Inner Life and the Social World in the Work of James Baldwin

What unified Baldwin’s vision and made him unique were his great intelligence and his great passion; they informed, reflected, and expressed each other.

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Trash and Serious Literature in America: Aristotle Blows the Whistle on Us

Aristotle provided a couple of insights that are useful in understanding certain trends in contemporary American fiction.

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Denarration and the Persistence of Memory

Coupland’s serfs make an idiomatic institution out of "not having a life" by voluntarily "denarrating" themselves.

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