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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
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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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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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Looking for  The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic
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Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

John M Musser Professor of French Alice Kaplan (Yale University)

The Stranger is a rite of passage for readers around the world. Since its publication in France in 1942, Camus s novel has been translated into sixty languages and sold more than six million copies. It s the rare novel that s as...

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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, El Rebelde Existencial
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Albert Camus, El Rebelde Existencial

Carlos Tena Sanchez

Albert Camus El Rebelde Existencial En la clase de Filosofia Contemporanea tuve oportunidad de leer a Albert Camus, pensador frances y premio Nobel de literatura. Su pluma me cautivo desde un inicio. En esencia, dice el, el...

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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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The Stranger: The Graphic Novel
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The Stranger: The Graphic Novel

Albert Camus, Sandra Smith, Jacques Ferrandez

A visually stunning adaptation of Albert Camus' masterpiece that offers an exciting new graphic interpretation while retaining the book's unique atmosphere.

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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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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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Albert Camus: Kunst Und Moral
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Albert Camus: Kunst Und Moral

Heiner Wittmann

Die Werke von Albert Camus werden auch heute noch meist nur unter der Uberschrift des Absurden und des Existentialismus gelesen. Eine Analyse der Bedeutung der Kunst in seinen Prosawerken und in seinen theoretischen Schriften...

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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' 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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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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Ensayos Sobre Albert Camus: Clasicos del Siglo XX
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Ensayos Sobre Albert Camus: Clasicos del Siglo XX

Dr Antonio Garcia Velasco

Con motivo del centenario del nacimiento de Albert Camus (1913-1960) y dada la importancia de su obra (Premio Nobel en 1957, a los 44 anos de edad), los escritores integrantes del Grupo Malaga nos propusimos dedicarle el numero 1...

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Creating Albert Camus: Foundations and Explorations of His Philosophy of Communication
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Creating Albert Camus: Foundations and Explorations of His Philosophy of Communication

Brent C. Sleasman

Creating Albert Camus: Foundations & Explorations in his Philosophy of Communication contributes to the study of the philosophy of communication by solidifying the place of Albert Camus within human communication studies. The...

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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

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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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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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Exile and the Kingdom: Stories
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Exile and the Kingdom: Stories

Albert Camus, Carol Cosman

Explores the dilemma of being an outsider - even in one's own country - and of allegiance. This book evokes beautiful but harsh landscapes, whether the shimmering deserts of author's native Algeria or the wild, mysterious jungles...

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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 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 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 Outsider
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The Outsider

Albert Camus

Meursault is different. He will not lie. He will not pretend. He is true to himself. So when his mother dies and he is unmoved, he refuses to do the proper thing and grieve. Returning to Algiers after the funeral, he carries on...

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Exile and the Kingdom
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Exile and the Kingdom

Albert Camus

These six stories, written at the height of Camus' artistic powers, all depict people at decisive, revelatory moments in their lives. Translated by Justin O'Brien.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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The Sea Close by
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The Sea Close by

Albert Camus

Celebrating 100 years of Albert Camus, this book reveals the writer as a sensual witness of landscapes, the sea and sailing.

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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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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

Need help understanding the writing of Albert Camus? Ray's Study Guides will meet your needs. This guide for students is aimed to support the study of the two texts, not to replace that study. The Myth of Sisyphus provides Camus'...

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A Writer's Topography: Space and Place in the Life and Works of Albert Camus
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A Writer’s Topography: Space and Place in the Life and Works of Albert Camus

Jason Herbeck, Vincent Gregoire

Albert Camus sustained a lifelong awareness of and appreciation for what he termed le visage de ce monde-the face of this earth. This original collection of essays examines how topography influenced Camus's understanding and...

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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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At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others
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At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

Sarah Bakewell

First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2016.

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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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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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Albert Camus
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Albert Camus

Phillip H. Rhein

Twayne's United States Authors, English Authors, and World Authors Series present concise critical introductions to great writers and their works.Devoted to critical interpretation and discussion of an author's work, each study...

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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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Summer Vacation Travel Journal, I Discovered Inside Me an Invincible Summer. - Albert Camus
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Summer Vacation Travel Journal, I Discovered Inside Me an Invincible Summer. - Albert Camus

Dragon Dragon Travel Journal

Keep a journal devoted to your summer vacations! Here's the Dragon Dragon Travel Journal deal. You wander the world having adventures, and such. Dragon Dragon offers you 200 pages to document your travels, and such. That's it....

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