Benedict O'Donohoe is a specialist in the work of the French existentialist philosopher, novelist, playwright, biographer, essayist, critic and political activist, Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980). He has published a book on Sartre's theatre, a critical edition of his first filmed screenplay, two co-edited and one solo-edited volumes of essays, and a score of articles or chapters in the UK, France, the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. He has also published articles on Albert Camus in France, Canada, the USA and the UK. Benedict has given more than twenty-five conference papers, a dozen of them invited, at international venues including San Francisco, Tokyo, Toronto, New York, London, Zurich, Dublin and Paris. He is a founder-member of the Groupe d'études sartriennes (Paris) and of the UK Sartre Society, of which he was Secretary 2002-06 and President 2006-10. He is the UK Reviews Editor for, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of, the journal Sartre Studies International (See profile).
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