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Sartre Refused Nobel

March 1, 2012

“A writer should not allow himself to be turned into an institution.” — French existentialist, philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer and literary critic Jean-Paul Sartre on refusing the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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