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    DescriptionThese 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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    Title
    Huis Clos and Other Plays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean-Paul Sartre, Translated by Kitty Black, Translated by Stuart Gilbert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141184555
    ISBN 10: 0141184558
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD, HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    BIC subject category V2: 2ADF
    DC21: 842.912
    BISAC V2.8: DRA004000
    Libri: B-536
    Thema V1.0: QD, DD
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    31 August 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.