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Jean-Paul Sartre manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055713]
Identifier: MS-0437
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (1905–1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. The manuscript "L'Arte Baroque" is an unpublished essay on Baroque art by French author Jean-Paul Sartre. It consists of 16 pages, and the date of creation is unknown but thought to be from approximately 1951.

Dates

  • approximately 1951

Creator

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Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Special Collections department. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript (16 leaves))

Biographical / Historical

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism.

Scope and Contents

The manuscript "L'Arte Baroque" is an unpublished essay on Baroque art by French author Jean-Paul Sartre. It consists of 16 pages, and the date of creation is unknown but thought to be from approximately 1951.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscript was donated by Michael Koppisch in 2004. He purchased it from a dealer in 1968.

Text later transcribed and published by Christian Delacampagne in the journal "Les temps modernes," nos. 632-634, July-October 2005, under the title, Sur le baroque.

Additional discussion of the manuscript (and dating to 1951) found in: Maire, Marc. "Sur le Baroque par Jean-Paul Sartre." https://seminesaa.hypotheses.org/4782, accessed 2018 November 30.

Processing Information

Processed in February 2004 by Margaret Burri.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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