❮EPUB❯ ✿ Nausea ✺ Author Jean-Paul Sartre – Bluevapours.co.uk Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horrified at his own existence In impressionistic, diary form he ruthlessly catalogues his every feeling and sensation about the world Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horrified at his own existence In impressionistic, diary form he ruthlessly catalogues his every feeling and sensation about the world and people around him His thoughts culminate in a pervasive, overpowering feeling of Nausea which spread at the bottom of the viscous puddle, at the bottom of our time, the time of purple suspenders and broken chair seats it is made of wide, soft instants, spreading at the edge, like an oil stain Roquentin s efforts to try and come to terms with his life, his philosophical and psychological struggles, give Sartre the opportunity to dramatize the tenets of his Existentialist creedThe introduction for this edition of Nausea by Hayden Carruth gives background on Sartre s life and major works, a summary of the principal themes of Existentialist philosophy, and a critical analysis of the novel itself.
Jean Paul Charles Aymard Sartre, normally known simply as Jean Paul Sartre, was a French existentialist philosopher and pioneer, dramatist and screenwriter, novelist and critic He was a leading figure in th century French philosophyHe declined the award of the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far reaching influence on our age In the years around the time of his death, however, existentialism declined in French philosophy and was overtaken by structuralism, represented by Levi Strauss and, one of Sartre s detractors, Michel Foucault.
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