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A life worth living : Albert Camus and the quest for meaning

Author: Robert Zaretsky
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the predominant themes in the work of Albert Camus and what they reveal about his character, portraying the author as a clear-eyed moralist who favored principled, if ultimately hopeless, rebellion.
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Named Person: Albert Camus; Albert Camus; Albert Camus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zaretsky
ISBN: 9780674724761 0674724763
OCLC Number: 840460700
Description: 227 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Absurdity --
Silence --
Measure --
Fidelity --
Revolt --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Robert Zaretsky.

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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  Read more...

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In the beautifully titled and beautifully written A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning, historian Robert Zaretsky considers Camus s lifelong quest to shed light on the absurd Read more...

 
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