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The Cambridge companion to Camus

Author: Edward J Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Albert Camus is one of the iconic figures of twentieth-century French literature, one of France's most widely read modern literary authors and one of the youngest winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. As the author of L'Etranger and the architect of the notion of 'the Absurd' in the 1940s, he shot to prominence in France and beyond. His work nevertheless attracted hostility as well as acclaim and he was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Albert Camus
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Hughes
ISBN: 9780521840484 0521840481 9781139001397 1139001396
OCLC Number: 182559915
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 225 pages) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Edward J. Hughes --
Biography and influences: Camus : a life lived in critical times / Ieme Van Der Poel. Situating Camus : the formative influences / Toby Garfitt. Autobiographical soundings in L'envers et l'endroit / Edward J. Hughes --
Themes, preoccupations and genres: Rethinking the absurd : Le mythe de Sisyphe / David Carroll. Camus and the theatre / Christine Margerrison. Camus the journalist / Jeanyves Guerin. Camus and social justice / Martin Crowley. Violence and ethics in Camus / Colin Davis. Camus and Sartre : the great quarrel / Charles Forsdick. Portraits of women, visions of Algeria / Danielle Marx-Scouras --
Texts and contexts: From Noces to L'etranger / Peter Dunwoodie. Layers of meaning in La peste / Margaret E. Gray. Withheld identity in La chute / David R. Ellison. Le premier homme and the literature of loss / Debra Kelly --
Postface / Edward J. Hughes.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to Camus
Camus
Cambridge companions complete collection.
Responsibility: edited by Edward J. Hughes.
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