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Sartre, Jean-Paul

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːtrə/
Pronunciation: /saʀtʀ/
(1905–80), French philosopher, novelist, playwright, and critic. A leading existentialist, he dealt in his work with the nature of human life and the structures of consciousness. He refused the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964. Notable works: Nausée (novel, 1938), Being and Nothingness (treatise, 1943), and Huis clos (play, 1944).

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