This page is dedicated to my favorite literary writers and works (especially those works dealing with existentialism). It also contains my own works and some important literary terms.
born: Mondovi, Algeria
died: Jan 4, 1960 in an automobile accident near Paris, France
nationality: Algerian, French
wartime service: member of the French
Albert Camus Page
father: a Lutheran minister
schooling: studied at Bonn and Leipzig
wartime service: served briefly during the Franco-Prussian war
Nietzsche and German composer, Richard Wagner, had been close associates until a rift split the two friends apart
Nietzsche spent the end of his life in the grips of
madness brought on by an advancing case of syphilis (or maybe by the weight of his intellect?).
1907 Sartre's father dies
Collaborated on translation of Karl Jaspersí General Psychopathology.
Obtained a scholarship from the French Institute- travels to Berlin: studies the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger.
In 1940, Sartre becomes a German p.o.w.
Refused Nobel prize for literature
Died: age 75 on April 15, 1980
Great Sartre Site
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