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ENGL U387 - Topics in Literature, Culture and Difference; FREN U398 & AFAM U398 - Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche: Authors & Their Works

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Jean-Paul Sartre

   

(21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980)

French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. Nobel Laureate.

Simone de Beauvoir

(9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986)

French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.

Elie Wiesel

(September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016)

Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor.

James Baldwin

(August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987)

American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

Albert Camus

(7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960)

French philosopher, author, and journalist. Nobel Laureate.