Camus / Edition 1

Camus / Edition 1

by David Sherman
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Camus / Edition 1

Reflecting the profound influence he continues to exert on popular consciousness, Camus examines the complete body of works of French author and philosopher Albert Camus, providing a comprehensive analysis of Camus’ most important works—most notably The Myth of Sisyphus, The Stranger, The Fall, The Plague, and The Rebel—within the framework of his basic ethical orientation.

  • Makes Camus’ concerns clear in terms that will resonate with contemporary readers
  • Reveals the unity and integrity of Camus’ writings and political activities
  • Discusses Camus’ ongoing relevance by showing how he prefigures many postmodern positions in philosophy, literature, and politics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405159302
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Series: Blackwell Great Minds Series , #15
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations.

Introduction: Situating Camus.

1. Camus’s Life.

2. The Absurd.

3. Life.

4. Scorn.

5. Solidarity.

6. Rebellion.

7. Realpolitik.

8. Exile and Rebirth.

9. Epilogue.


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