- Title Pages
- Foreword to the Beauvoir Series
- The Useless Mouths
- It’s Shakespeare they Don’t Like
- The Novel and the Theater
- An American Renaissance in France
- New Heroes for Old
- Existentialist Theater
- A Story I Used to Tell Myself
- Preface To La Bâtarde by Violette Leduc
- What Can Literature Do?
- Misunderstanding in Moscow
- My Experience as a Writer
- Introduction to Bluebeard and Other Fairy Tales
- Preface to James Joyce in Paris: His Final Years
- Preface To Amélie 1
- Foreword to History: A Novel
- Notes for a Novel
- Books in the Beauvoir Series
- Production Credits
“Necessity but [unintelligible]”
- (p.329) Introduction
- The Useless Mouths and Other Literary Writings
- University of Illinois Press
I started [writing] a vast novel; the heroine was to live through all my own experiences; she was to be awakened to the meaning of “the true life,” enter into conflict with her environment, then be disillusioned by everything: action, love, knowledge. I never knew what the ending was because I ran out of time and gave up halfway through....
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