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Two Plays: The Respectable Prostitute & Lucifer and the Lord (Penguin Plays)

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Paperback, 190 pages
Published 1965 by Penguin Books
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The Respectable Prostitute is a harsh, uncomfortable play that deals with issues of race and gender back-to-back. It stars a white prostitute, and features an African-American and a slew of white men, each more vile than the last. In true Sartre fashion, our protagonist finds themselves in an impossible situation, an oppressive, cruel world forcing difficulties and dread on her to which she can barely respond. It is a deeply disturbing play, its short length sufficient to completely break the re ...more
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I enjoyed the both plays, amazing drama!
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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre, normally known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre, was a French existentialist philosopher and pioneer, dramatist and screenwriter, novelist and critic. He was a leading figure in 20th century French philosophy.

He declined the award of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has ex
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