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Yannis Ritsos’ Nauseated Agamemnon and Jean-Paul Sartre


The paper embarks upon an analysis of Ritsos’ “Agamemnon” in the Fourth Dimension from the viewpoint of existentialism – more particularly Sartrian existentialism. Even though Ritsos must have read and been influenced by other existentialist philosophers (e.g. Camus), the present study is limited to Sartre chiefly because of the prominent role that the Sartrian notion of “nausea” seems to play in the “Agamemnon”.