Sartre Books

Sartre’s works are huge.

Here is a comprehensive list of his books:

Sartre’s Fiction:

Nausea (1938)

The Wall (1939) news (The Wall, The Chamber, Erostratus, Privacy, The Childhood of a Leader)

Roads to Freedom (1945)

The Age of Reason

The Reprieve

Death in the soul

The die is cast (1947)

Novels (1981)

Early writings (1990)


Sartre’s Plays and Theater:

Bariona, or the Son of Thunder (1940)

The Flies (1943)

Camera (1944)

The Respectful Prostitute (1946)

The Victors (1946)

Dirty Hands (1948)

The Devil and God (1951)

Kean (1954)

Nekrasov (1955)

The Condemned of Altona (1959)

The Trojan Women (1965)


Autobiography, memoirs and correspondence:

Words (1964)

Books of the war – September 1939 – March 1940 (1983-1995)

Letters to the Beaver and a few others, I and Volume II (1983)


Sartre’s Essays:

Situations I (1947)

Situations II (1948)

Situations III (1949)

Situations IV (1964)

Situations V (1964)

Situations VI (1964)

Situations VII (1965)

Situations VIII (1972)

Situations IX (1972)

Situations X (1976)


Sartre’s Political essays:

Reflections on the Jewish Question (1946)

Interviews Policy (1949)

L’Affaire Henri Martin (1953)

Preface to The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon (1961)

It is right to rebel with Victor and Pierre Philippe Gavi (1974)


Literary criticism:

The Republic of Silence (1944)

Baudelaire (1946)

What is literature? (1948)

Saint Genet, Actor and Martyr (1952)

The Idiot of the Family (1971-1972) on Flaubert

A theater of situations (1973)

Book reviews


Sartre’s Philosophy Books:

Imagination (1936)

The Transcendence of the Ego (1936)

Outline of a theory of emotions, Editions Hermann, (1938),

The Imaginary (1940)

Being and Nothingness  (1943)

Existentialism is a Humanism (1945)

Consciousness and self-knowledge (1948)

Questions of Method (1957)

Critique of Dialectical Reason I: Set theory practice preceded Questions of Method (1960)

Hope Now, the talks in 1980 (with Benny Levy) (1980)

Notebooks for an ehtics (1983)

Critique of Dialectical Reason II: The intelligibility of history (1985)

Truth and Existence (1989)



The games are made of Jean Delannoy (1947)

The Gear (1948)

Scenario Freud (1984)

Typhus (1943)



La Rue des Blancs-manteaux with music by Joseph Kosma, the interpretation most famous is that of Juliette Greco



Cite this article as: Tim, "Sartre Books, March 6, 2012, " in Philosophy & Philosophers, March 6, 2012,

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