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Between Existentialism and Marxism (Jean-Paul Sartre)

sartreSo you believe that literature is always committed?

If literature is not everything, it is worth nothing. This is what I mean by’commitment’. It wilts if it is reduced to innocence, or to songs. If a written sentence does not reverberate at every level of man and society, then it makes no sense. What is the literature of an epoch but the epoch appropriated by its literature?” -Jean-Paul Sartre

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