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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 and Education
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Albert Camus and Education

Aidan Hobson

This book continues the story about education and the absurd. Its specific focus is on the work of Albert Camus. It tries to summarise the ways in which his writing has already inspired and influenced educational thinking and...

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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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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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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, Un Uomo in Rivolta
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Albert Camus, Un Uomo in Rivolta

Tommaso Ciccarone

A pochi anni dal centenario della nascita di Albert Camus (1913-1960), e avvincente rileggere il suo itinerario letterario, giornalistico, saggistico, lirico, di una filosofia costellata di immagini e miti aderenti alla...

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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, 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: Philosopher and Littrateur
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Albert Camus: Philosopher and Littrateur

J. McBride, Joseph McBride

This book marks a major new reassessment of Camus's writing investigating the nature and philosophical origins of Camus's thinking on 'authenticity' and 'the absurd'. It shows that these books are the product not only of a...

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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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The Essential Camus Boxed Set: The Myth of Sisyphus, The Outsider, The Plague, The Rebel
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The Essential Camus Boxed Set: The Myth of Sisyphus, The Outsider, The Plague, The Rebel

Albert Camus

One of the twentieth century's prominent authors, and a philosopher in his own right, Camus was a major influence on modern existentialist thinking. This title includes four of his major works, including his famous novel, The...

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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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The Plague (After la Peste)
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The Plague (After la Peste)

Albert Camus, Neil Bartlett

It starts with one dead rat; it ends with an entire city engulfed by catastrophe. The Plague is Albert Camus' electrifying story of living through a time of crisis and fighting back against despair.

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Choices and Consequences, Justice and Injustice: Duality in Albert Camus' the Stranger and the Guest
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Choices and Consequences, Justice and Injustice: Duality in Albert Camus' the Stranger and the Guest

J M Norman

A treatise on the duality of justice and injustice from the point of view of two of Albert Camus' main characters: Meursault and Daru. This a work that can appeal to the academic and the layperson at the same time.

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The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus Summary & Analysis
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The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus Summary & Analysis

Dave Wallace

The Rebel is a 1951 book-length essay by Albert Camus, which treats both the metaphysical and the historical development of rebellion and revolution in societies, especially Western Europe. Camus relates writers and artists as...

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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 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' 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 Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus Summary & Analysis
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The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus Summary & Analysis

Eric Williams (Ohio University USA)

The Myth of Sisyphus is a 1942 philosophical essay by Albert Camus. The English translation by Justin O'Brien was first published in 1955. In the essay, Camus introduces his philosophy of the absurd: man's futile search for...

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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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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 (Medaille College, USA)

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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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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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 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 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

Presents a book translated by Stuart Gilbert.

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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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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 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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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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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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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 (University of Houston)

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

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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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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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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

Alice Kaplan

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...

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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: 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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Create Dangerously
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Create Dangerously

Albert Camus

'To create today is to create dangerously. Any publication is an act, and that act exposes one to the passions of an age that forgives nothing'Camus's powerful lecture, as relevant today as ever, argues against 'art for art's...

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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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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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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 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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