Jean-Paul Sartre

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Standard Name: Sartre, Jean-Paul

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death Simone de Beauvoir
Her body was returned to Paris for burial at Montparnasse cemetery beside Sartre . Five thousand people walked in her funeral procession.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Education Simone de Beauvoir
Sent to a private school, the deeply Catholic Adeline Désir Institute ,
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Kirkup, JamesTranslator , Penguin, 2001.
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at five and a half, SB was ecstatic. The idea of entering upon a life of my own intoxicated me,
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Kirkup, JamesTranslator , Penguin, 2001.
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and...
Education Nell Dunn
ND was educated at a convent school, which she left at the age of fourteen. Reading of some texts which were vital to her experience—Jane Austen and Jean-Paul Sartre —came after she had left...
Education Iris Murdoch
In Brussels, while working for UNRRA , IM first encountered existentialist philosophy, which was to have a profound effect on her life and work. She met Sartre in 1945. At a slightly later stage...
Family and Intimate relationships Simone de Beauvoir
SB 's early perception of Jean-Paul Sartre was as the centre of a little band of scoffers and moral daredevils, which she felt sure she could never penetrate.
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Kirkup, JamesTranslator , Penguin, 2001.
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The first member of the group...
Family and Intimate relationships Ketaki Kushari Dyson
Though KKD 's father, Abanimohan Kushari , studied economics at the University of Dacca (now Dhaka) and worked as a civil servant, his true love was literature. He taught himself to speak French and German...
Family and Intimate relationships Simone de Beauvoir
Her relationship with Sartre was not all smooth. It became a three-way relationship, against de Beauvoir's will, when he invited into their shared life a younger woman, Olga Kosakiewicz . SB for her part had...
Family and Intimate relationships Simone de Beauvoir
During her time in the USA, SB embarked on a love-affair with Chicago writer Nelson Algren . They continued to correspond after her return to France, and in 1998 selections from this correspondence were published...
Family and Intimate relationships Simone de Beauvoir
SB met Jean-Paul Sartre while both were preparing to write agrégation exams at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Brosman, Catharine Savage. Simone de Beauvoir Revisited. Twayne, 1991.
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Family and Intimate relationships Simone de Beauvoir
Jean-Paul Sartre , French philosopher, novelist, dramatist, critic, and SB 's lifelong partner, died in Paris.
Brosman, Catharine Savage. Simone de Beauvoir Revisited. Twayne, 1991.
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Friends, Associates Amabel Williams-Ellis
In Paris on a press pass shortly after the liberation of France, AWE met with Jean-Paul Sartre to express her admiration for his play Les mouches.
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1983.
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Intertextuality and Influence Iris Murdoch
In shaping her thought, her father 's influence was primary. Later influences on her thinking and therefore also in her novels were provided by Dostoevsky in particular, by existentialist philosophy as embodied in Sartre ...
Literary responses Simone de Beauvoir
Sartre believed it to be the best thing she had ever written.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Literary responses Simone de Beauvoir
The one-hundredth anniversary of SB 's birth, though marked with book publications, a tribute DVD series, and a three-day international symposium, was a controversial occasion. Sharp criticism in the French press centred mostly the...
politics Simone de Beauvoir
SB 's political activities included steady opposition to France's colonial war in Algeria, and lifelong support for socialism and feminism. Elaine Showalter has written that SB 's feminist credentials stem from her writing, and...

Timeline

1925
The Black US singer Josephine Baker , aged nineteen, met with phenomenal success in Paris; she was seen as exemplifying the Jazz Age on one hand and a new racial consciousness on the other.
December 1964
Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but declined to accept it for personal and ideological reasons: the only person ever to do so.
June 1966
AnthropologistMary Douglas published her best-known work, Purity and Danger, a study of ritual behaviour and taboo.
1970
The Oxford philosopher Mary Warnock published Existentialism a study which traces the common interests of a number of philosophers including Sartre , Kierkegaard , Nietzsche , Husserl , and Merleau-Ponty .