Jean-Paul Sartre: Huis clos [In Camera / No Exit]

O'Donohoe, Benedict (2011) Jean-Paul Sartre: Huis clos [In Camera / No Exit]. The Literary Encyclopedia. ISSN 1747-678X

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In addition to giving a synopsis of the play, some history of its genesis and a brief critical conspectus of its initial reception, this commissioned entry (of about 3,000 words) argues that the life/death dialectic that informs the situation of the characters in "Huis clos" articulates a central moral question in Sartre's thought, concerning freedom, responsibility and "bad faith".

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Schools and Departments: School of English > Sussex Centre for Language Studies
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Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:30
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