Existentialist Literature

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Existentialist Literature

Post by LitChick90 » 01 Sep 2016, 22:32

Hello!

So I'm on a bit of an existentialist kick - I adore Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre - as well as reading non-fictional texts and essays.

What would you ready readers recommend to be next on my list?

Anything existential welcome!

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Post by pricklypurple » 28 Jun 2018, 11:43

Nietzsche or Kafka

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Post by Julie Green » 12 Jul 2018, 13:27

The Trial by Franz Kafka... it brought to life to me what it means to be in a nightmarish, kafkaesque situation!

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Post by DATo » 12 Jul 2018, 19:28

Coincidence - We were just talking about the book The Martian by Andy Weir on another thread. I think that the plot of this book is a pretty good example of an extremely existentialist(ic) situation.
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