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Camus, Albert 1913-1960

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The plague by Albert Camus( Book )
514 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 30 languages and held by 8,713 libraries worldwide
Chaos prevails when the bubonic plague strikes the Algerian coastal city of Oran. A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus' novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature
The stranger by Albert Camus( Book )
124 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 8,514 libraries worldwide
A young Algerian, Meursault, afflicted with a sort of aimless inertia, becomes embroiled in the petty intrigues of a local pimp and, somewhat inexplicably, ends up killing a man. Once he's imprisoned and eventually brought to trial, his crime, it becomes apparent, is not so much the arguably defensible murder he has committed as it is his deficient character. In the story of an ordinary man who unwittingly gets drawn into a senseless murder on a sun-drenched Algerian beach, Camus was exploring what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd". Now in a new American translation, the classic has been given new life for generations to come
L'étranger by Albert Camus( Book )
599 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,726 libraries worldwide
Includes the full French text, accompanied by French-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context
The myth of Sisyphus, and other essays by Albert Camus( Book )
328 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 24 languages and held by 4,595 libraries worldwide
One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning. With lyric eloquence, Albert Camus brilliantly posits a way out of despair, reaffirming the value of personal existence, and the possibility of life lived with dignity and authenticity
The fall by Albert Camus( Book )
156 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,398 libraries worldwide
A man recalls his past life as a respected Parisian lawyer until his predicted downfall, in one terrible instant
La peste by Albert Camus( Book )
692 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,843 libraries worldwide
Chaos prevails when the bubonic plague strikes the Algerian coastal city of Oran
Resistance, rebellion, and death by Albert Camus( Book )
49 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,362 libraries worldwide
Essays selected by the author from his Actuelles
A happy death by Albert Camus( Book )
160 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,241 libraries worldwide
In his first novel, A Happy Death, written when he was in his early twenties and retrieved from his private papers following his death in I960, Albert Camus laid the foundation for The Stranger, focusing in both works on an Algerian clerk who kills a man in cold blood. But he also revealed himself to an extent that he never would in his later fiction. For if A Happy Death is the study of a rule-bound being shattering the fetters of his existence, it is also a remarkably candid portrait of its author as a young man. As the novel follows the protagonist, Patrice Mersault, to his victim's house -- and then, fleeing, in a journey that takes him through stages of exile, hedonism, privation, and death -it gives us a glimpse into the imagination of one of the great writers of the twentieth century. For here is the young Camus himself, in love with the sea and sun, enraptured by women yet disdainful of romantic love, and already formulating the philosophy of action and moral responsibility that would make him central to the thought of our time. Translated from the French by Richard Howard
The first man by Albert Camus( Book )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Urdu and held by 2,993 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized autobiography, covering his youth in Algeria. It is filled with details of the white working class to which he belonged and there is the undercurrent of a boy's search for a father figure, his own killed in World War I. He describes the intervention of a school teacher who obtained for him a scholarship, first step on the road to the 1957 Nobel Prize for literature
Exile and the kingdom by Albert Camus( Book )
49 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,957 libraries worldwide
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
The rebel : an essay on man in revolt by Albert Camus( Book )
44 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,701 libraries worldwide
By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the popular uprisings against established orders throughout history. And yet, with an eye toward the French Revolution and its regicides and deicides, he shows how inevitably the course of revolution leads to tyranny. As old regimes throughout the world collapse, The Rebel resonates as an ardent, eloquent, and supremely rational voice of conscience for our tumultuous times
La chute : récit by Albert Camus( Book )
244 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,445 libraries worldwide
Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality
The outsider by Albert Camus( Book )
413 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 32 languages and held by 2,246 libraries worldwide
A young clerk in Algiers dispassionately relates the personal events of his life
Le mythe de Sisyphe by Albert Camus( Book )
318 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,104 libraries worldwide
L'absurde, le suicide, etc. Premier essai philosophique (1942) de l'auteur. Indispensable (ou presque) à tout apprenti philosophe
Lyrical and critical essays by Albert Camus( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 2,073 libraries worldwide
Edited by Philip Thody, translated by Ellen Conroy Kennedy. "Here now, for the first time in a complete English translation, we have Camus' three little volumes of essays, plus a selection of his critical comments on literature and his own place in it. As might be expected, the main interest of these writings is that they illuminate new facets of his usual subject matter."--The New York Times Book Review " ... a new single work for American readers that stands among the very finest."--The Nation
L'homme révolté by Albert Camus( Book )
316 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 2,004 libraries worldwide
A daring critique of communism and how it had gone wrong behind the Iron Curtain, Camus' essay examines the revolutions in France and Russia, and argues that since they were both guilty of producing tyranny and corruption, hope for the future lies only in revolt without revolution. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are
Le malentendu, suivi de Caligula by Albert Camus( Book )
323 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,988 libraries worldwide
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L'exil et le royaume, nouvelles by Albert Camus( Book )
251 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
Noveller om konflikten mellem menneskers individualitet og kravet om solidaritet og fællesskab med andre
The possessed : a play in three parts by Albert Camus( Book )
18 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Dostoevsky's novel, 19th century Russia psychological study of individuals and their interest in revolutionary national and political ideas
Les justes, pièce en cinq actes by Albert Camus( Book )
274 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec neuf personnages: deux femmes, sept hommes
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Albīr Kāmī 1913-1960
Bauchart 1913-1960
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