Essays in Existentialism (book review) Jean-Paul Sartre

Wade Baskin(Editor)


140511: this could be a 3.5, as i enjoyed the start essays but less the applied criticism of the arts. the beginning essays simply reminded me of his ideas, his perspectives, his existentialism- and what a smooth writer he is, with a deft turn of phrase, an acute sense of dramatization. i felt i had read them before, possibly had in b & n. his essay on why write also familiar, also useful. interesting bio on tincoretti. on giaccometti sculptures yes i could see where he is headed. on his painting less so. on mobiles by calder, well you probably have to see his work in person...

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