Huis Clos and other Plays: "The Respectable Prostitute"; "Lucifer and the Lord"; "Huis Clos"

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Paperback. Pub Date: August. 2000 Pages: 224 Publisher: Three plays. Penguin Classics These DIVERSE in SUBJECT but thematically Coherent. Illuminate one of Sartre's major Philosophical CONCERNS: THE STRUGGLE to live and ACT Freely in a complex and constricting world Lucifer and the Lord. Sartre's favourite among his plays. explores this theme in depth. dealing in the process with fundamental questions of faith and disillusionment; in Huis Clos - arguably Sartre's most important play - he contends that 'Hell is other people'. and details the afterlife of three souls trapped together in locked room and the torments that they inflict on each other; while The Respectable Prostitute. set in the Deep South of America. is concerned with racism. subjugation and the demands of conscience.

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These three plays, diverse in subject but thematically coherent, illuminate one of Sartre's major philosophical concerns: the struggle to live and act freely in a complex and constricting world. Lucifer and the Lord, Sartre's favourite among his plays, explores this theme in depth, dealing in the process with fundamental questions of faith and disillusionment; in Huis Clos - arguably Sartre's most important play - he contends that 'Hell is other people', and details the afterlife of three souls trapped together in locked room and the torments that they inflict on each other; while The Respectable Prostitute, set in the Deep South of America, is concerned with racism, subjugation and the demands of conscience.

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Philosopher, novelist, playwright and polemicist, Jean-Paul Sartre is thought to have been the central figure in post-war European culture and political thinking. His most well-known works, all of which are published by Penguin, include THE AGE OF REASON, NAUSEA and IRON IN THE SOUL.

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