Sartre Studies International 14 (1):42-57 (2008)

Nikolaj Lubecker
University of Oxford
The article examines the conjunction of writing and the Hegelian theory of recognition as it appears in Jean-Paul Sartre's text "Why Write?" The author argues that Sartre's theory of literature is not only a theory of literature as conversation and communication, but also a theory about the relation to a certain silence, and since literature and recognition go together in Sartre's text, the presence of silence has consequences for his theory of recognition.
Keywords Sartre  Recognition  Hegel  Literature  Silence  Mallarmé
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DOI 10.3167/ssi.2008.140104
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