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Albert Camus
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Albert Camus

Edward Hughes

One of France's most high-profile writers and a Nobel Prize-winner, Albert Camus experienced both public adulation and acrimonious rejection during his career, which was cut short by a fatal car accident in 1960. Edward J. Hughes...

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Albert Camus: His Life in Pictures & Documents
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Albert Camus: His Life in Pictures & Documents

Albert Camus, Marcelle Mahasela, Catherine Camus, Joseph Laredo

Albert Camus, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, died in a car crash in 1960. He was 46. He left a substantial but unfinished oeuvre of exceptional beauty and power. Writer, journalist, thinker, playwright and producer,...

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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life
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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life

Robert Zaretsky

Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe, I carried him into (and out of) relationships, and I carried him into (and out of) difficult periods...

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Camus at  Combat: Writing 1944-1947
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Camus at Combat: Writing 1944-1947

Albert Camus, Jacqueline Levi-Valensi, Arthur Goldhammer, David Carroll

Presents Albert Camus' WWII resistance and early postwar writings published in Combat, the resistance newspaper where he served as editor-in-chief and editorial writer. These writing depict issues ranging from the liberation,...

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The First Man
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The First Man

Albert Camus, David Hapgood, Catherine Camus

The 'first man' is Jacques Cormery, whose poverty-stricken childhood in Algiers is made bearable by his love for his silent and illiterate mother, and by the teacher who transforms his view of the world. This book gives profound...

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Albert Camus
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Albert Camus

Professor Steven G. Kellman

Camus attracted the interest of scholars from many disciplines-- specialists in literature, theater, philosophy, theology, political science, history, psychology, medicine, and law. This volume offers original contributions, while...

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Albert Camus: A Life
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Albert Camus: A Life

Olivier Todd

In this vibrant, engaging biography, Todd writes a luminously human portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning writer who stands among the most influential literary figures of our time. of photos.

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Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt
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Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt

John Foley

Argues that the coherence of Camus' thought can best be understood through a thorough understanding of the concepts of 'the absurd' and 'revolt' as well as the relation between them. This book includes a discussion of Camus'...

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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life
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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life

Robert Zaretsky

Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe, I carried him into (and out of) relationships, and I carried him into (and out of) difficult periods...

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 Special priceAlgerian Chronicles
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Algerian Chronicles

Albert Camus

Originally published in French: Paris: Gallimard, 1958.

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The Outsider
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The Outsider

Albert Camus, Sandra Smith

Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his...

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Albert Camus Oder Der Gluckliche Sisyphos - Albert Camus Ou Sisyphe Heureux
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Albert Camus Oder Der Gluckliche Sisyphos - Albert Camus Ou Sisyphe Heureux

Willi Jung

English summary: Through his literary, philosophical and contemporary critical works, Albert Camus counts among the greatest French intellectuals of the 20th century. Although Camus still reaches a large number of readers today,...

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Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence
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Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

Matthew H. Bowker

What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand...

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Albert Camus' Critique of Modernity
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Albert Camus' Critique of Modernity

Ronald D. Srigley

Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus contributions to political and cultural analysis make him one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. Camus writing has been heavily researched and analyzed in academia, with many...

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The Stranger by Albert Camus a Critical Introduction (Revised Edition)
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The Stranger by Albert Camus a Critical Introduction (Revised Edition)

Ray Moore M a

The Second Edition of this popular critical study has been significantly expanded and completely revised, making it the most thorough single-volume study of Camus' classic novel. A Critical Introduction places Camus' ideas in...

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El Extranjero: Basado En La Obra de Albert Camus
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El Extranjero: Basado En La Obra de Albert Camus

Jacques Ferrandez

Publicada en 1942, El extranjero (L'etranger) ofrece una denuncia respecto de la privacion de sentimiento de pertenencia en una comunidad. En ella se puede conocer al hombre desprovisto de pasion o voluntad, con una profunda...

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The Plague
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The Plague

Albert Camus, Tony Judt

'On the morning of April 16, Dr Rieux emerged from his consulting-room and came across a dead rat in the middle of the landing.' It starts with the rats. Vomiting blood, they die in their hundreds, then in their thousands. When...

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A Happy Death
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A Happy Death

Albert Camus, Richard Howard, Jean Sarocchi

Is it possible to die a happy death? This title tells the story of a young Algerian, Mersault, who defies society's rules by committing a murder and escaping punishment, then experimenting with different ways of life and finally...

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The Fall
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The Fall

Albert Camus, Robin Buss

Offers a portrayal of a man who has glimpsed the hollowness of his existence. But beyond depicting one man's disillusionment, this novel exposes the universal human condition and its absurdities - and our innocence that, once...

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The Myth of Sisyphus
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The Myth of Sisyphus

Albert Camus

Is life worth living? If human existence holds no significance, what can keep us from suicide? In this book, the author argues if there is no God to give meaning to our lives, humans must take on that purpose themselves. It also...

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The Rebel
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The Rebel

Albert Camus, Olivier Todd, Anthony Bower

An essay on the nature of human revolt, this book makes a critique of communism, how it had gone wrong behind the Iron Curtain, and the resulting totalitarian regimes. It also questions two events held sacred by the left wing, the...

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The Plague
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The Plague

Albert Camus, Tony Judt, Robin Buss

The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. This title tells the story of...

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The Plague
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The Plague

Albert Camus

The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. This title tells the story of...

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Albert Camus: Plague and Terror, Priest and Atheist
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Albert Camus: Plague and Terror, Priest and Atheist

John Robert Maze, J R Maze

Albert Camus

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Albert Camus and the Philosophy of the Absurd
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Albert Camus and the Philosophy of the Absurd

Avi Sagi, Batya Stein

This book is an attempt to read the totality of Camus's oeuvre as a voyage, in which Camus approaches the fundamental questions of human existence: What is the meaning of life? Can ultimate values be grounded without metaphysical...

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The Fiction of Albert Camus: A Complex Simplicity
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The Fiction of Albert Camus: A Complex Simplicity

Moya Longstaffe, Dr Peter Collier

This book takes a fresh look at the novels and short stories of Albert Camus, from his early attempt at a first novel, La Mort heureuse, to the largely autobiographical Le Premier homme, unfinished at the time of his death. It...

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Outsider, The
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Outsider, The

Albert Camus, Peter Dunwoodie, Joseph Laredo

An EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY CLASSICS edition about a Frenchman who murders an Arab in colonial Algeria. From the author of THE FIRST MAN and THE PLAGUE.

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The Stranger
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The Stranger

Albert Camus, Matthew Ward

Story of a man who commits a pointless murder, in which the author asks if there is a God or just a cold indifferent universe.

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The Stranger
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The Stranger

Albert Camus, Matthew Ward, Jonathan Davis

An ordinary man is unwittingly caught up in a senseless murder in Algeria.

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The Stranger: A Play Adaptation of Albert Camus' Novel
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The Stranger: A Play Adaptation of Albert Camus' Novel

Edward Nagel

This is a play adaptation of Albert Camus' absurdist/existential novel THE STRANGER. Read by millions in the 1940s it became the beatnick bible of the college students for years to come. It is in the genre of the absurdist...

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Albert Camus, the Algerian: Colonialism, Terrorism, Justice
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Albert Camus, the Algerian: Colonialism, Terrorism, Justice

David Carroll

Presents a reading of Albert Camus' novels, short stories, and political essays. This work focuses on Camus' conflicted relationship with his Algerian background and finds important critical insights into questions of justice, the...

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The Plague
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The Plague

Albert Camus, James Jenner

'On the morning of April 16, Dr Rieux emerged from his consulting-room and came across a dead rat in the middle of the landing.' It starts with the rats. Vomiting blood, they die in their hundreds, then in their thousands. When...

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The Plague, the Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays
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The Plague, the Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays

Albert Camus

Brings together a collection of the Nobel Prize-winning writer's novels, short stories, and essays, including The Plague, a tale of survival and resilience in the face of a devastating epidemic, and The Fall, in which a French...

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Albert Camus: The Artist in the Arena
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Albert Camus: The Artist in the Arena

Emmett Parker

The words of this principled French writer and philosopher, who was born in Algeria, ring strongly today.

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Albert Camus and the Political Philosophy of the Absurd: Ambivalence, Resistance, and Creativity
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Albert Camus and the Political Philosophy of the Absurd: Ambivalence, Resistance, and Creativity

Matthew H. Bowker

In Albert Camus and the Political Philosophy of the Absurd: Ambivalence, Resistance, and Creativity, Matthew H. Bowker takes an interdisciplinary approach to Albert Camus' political philosophy by reading absurdity itself as a...

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A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning
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A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning

Robert Zaretsky

Exploring themes that preoccupied Albert Camus - absurdity, silence, revolt, fidelity, and moderation - the author portrays a moralist who refused to be fooled by the nobler names we assign to our actions, and who pushed himself,...

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Albert Camus
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Albert Camus

Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster

Albert Camus (French pronunciation (7 November 1913 - 4 January 1960) was an Algerian-French author, philosopher, and journalist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. He is often cited as a proponent of...

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Ces Forces Obscures de l'Ame: Women, Race and Origins in the Writings of Albert Camus
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Ces Forces Obscures de l'Ame: Women, Race and Origins in the Writings of Albert Camus

Christine Margerrison

This is the first major investigation of Camus's prose fiction to explore the developing presentation of women, from the author's earliest writings to his last, unfinished novel. Avoiding the traditional relegation of this subject...

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Albert Camus as Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt
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Albert Camus as Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt

Samantha Novello

An intense genealogical reconstruction of Camus's political thinking challenging the philosophical import of his writings as providing an alternative, aesthetic understanding of politics, political action and freedom outside and...

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Albert Camus Aujourd'hui: De L'Etranger au Premier Homme Preface de Gilles Bousquet
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Albert Camus Aujourd'hui: De L'Etranger au Premier Homme Preface de Gilles Bousquet

Alek Baylee Toumi

Le 04 janvier 1960, Albert Camus s'en allait un peu dans un tragique accident de voiture a l'age de 47 ans. Quatre annees auparavant, il etait l'un des plus jeunes ecrivains a recevoir le prix Nobel de litterature pour toute son...

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The Existential Fiction of Ayi Kwei Armah, Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre
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The Existential Fiction of Ayi Kwei Armah, Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre

Tommie L. Jackson

Existentialism is a philosophy that thrives in extreme situations. This book shows the angst of the artist and the need for revolt to combat the despair which comes from recognition of his superfluousness. It focuses on works by...

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Der Erste Mensch / Le Premier Homme  Von Albert Camus. Eine Untersuchung
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Der Erste Mensch / Le Premier Homme Von Albert Camus. Eine Untersuchung

Diana Eckl

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Romanistik - Franzosisch - Literatur, Note: 1,7, Universitat Potsdam, 6 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Le premier homme schliesst den Kreis von Camus'...

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The Myth of Sisyphus and the Stranger by Albert Camus: Two Study Guides
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The Myth of Sisyphus and the Stranger by Albert Camus: Two Study Guides

Ray Moore M a

'The Myth of Sisyphus' provides Camus' philosophical introduction to 'The Stranger'. As such, understanding of this text will greatly enhance the reading of 'The Stranger'. This book provides two separate study guides to support...

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The Stranger by Albert Camus a Critical Introduction
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The Stranger by Albert Camus a Critical Introduction

Ray Moore M a

A critical introduction to The Stranger by Albert Camus (as translated by Matthew Ward) suitable for students from high school up to undergraduate level as well as for the general reader. This edition will cease to be available...

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Albert Camus the Algerian: Colonialism, Terrorism, Justice
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Albert Camus the Algerian: Colonialism, Terrorism, Justice

David Carroll

In these original readings of Albert Camus' novels, short
stories, and political essays, David Carroll concentrates on Camus'
conflicted relationship with his Algerian background and finds
important critical insights into...

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Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt
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Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt

John Foley

A study of Camus' political and philosophical thought and a significant contribution to a range of debates in Camus research. It argues that the coherence of Camus' thought can be understood through an understanding of the...

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Albert Camus and the Literature of Revolt
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Albert Camus and the Literature of Revolt

John Cruickshank

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Albert Camus in New York
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Albert Camus in New York

Herbert R. Lottman

When Albert Camus arrived in New York he was all but unknown on foreign shores -- our shores for example. The Stranger, his first influential novel, was to be published only during his American visit. University specialists knew...

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