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Albert Camus

Author: Edward J Hughes
Publisher: ©2015
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. His novels The Outsider and The Plague earned him a reputation as a writer who captured the mood of the age. Edward J. Hughes unravels the life of a complex personality whose work and stance were the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Albert Camus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Hughes
ISBN: 9781780234939 1780234937
OCLC Number: 961459725
Description: 215 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Literacy, or 'the regular rows of the lines' --
'True love ... awkward pages' --
'This Algiers happiness' --
All work and no play --
A beautiful profession --
A tale of two outsiders --
'All man's misery ... ' --
Combat and the narrative of liberation --
'A catastrophe slow to happen' --
Wars of words continued --
Beyond polemic: 'From now on, creation' --
Staging confession --
Stockholm and the backdrop to fame --
1958 --
Cohabiting with oneself --
A contested legacy
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: Edward J. Hughes

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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  Read more...

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