Richard Price's Existentialist "The Ladies' Man" Analytical Essay by Emily

Richard Price's Existentialist "The Ladies' Man"
This paper discusses the main protagonist of the novel "The Ladies' Man" as an existentialist character.
# 4992 | 2,105 words | 2 sources | APA | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 11, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Argument) , English (Analysis) , English (Comparison)

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This paper examines the existential trends in the New York literally scene of the late seventies as exemplified in Richard Price's, "The Ladies Man". It also describes the character of Patrice Mersault in the "Stranger" by Albert Camus as an existentialist character.

From the Paper:

"Richard Price emerged into the literary scene with his first novel in 1947, which was known as The Wanderers, an episodic account of the world of a teenage gang and social club during the early sixties. One of his many novels is the famous one "The Ladies Man", which appeared in the year 1978. The Ladies Man is a tale of sexual loneliness and anxiety with the main character being essentially an existentialist living in the city of New York. "

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