Sartre: Conversations with a "Bourgeois Revolutionary"

Authors

  • Joseph L. Walsh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-062-02-2010-06_6

Keywords:

Culture, Education

Abstract

John Gerassi, Talking with Sartre: Conversations and Debates, edited and translated by John Gerassi (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 336 pages, $20.00, paperback.
"I want to know, Sartre, how a bourgeois like you—and you, Sartre, no matter how much you hate the bourgeoisie are still a bourgeois through and through—became a revolutionary." In this way, John Gerassi once informed an audience of Jean-Paul Sartre scholars and aficionados about what to expect from the 2,000-plus pages of edited transcripts of his conversations with Sartre, taped from 1970 to 1974 and recently deposited in the Yale University library.

Published

2010-06-06

Issue

Section

Reviews