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Camus: The Stranger / Edition 2
     

Camus: The Stranger / Edition 2

by Patrick McCarthy
 

ISBN-10: 0521539773

ISBN-13: 9780521539777

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Patrick McCarthy analyzes The Stranger, one of the vital texts of existentialism and twentieth-century literature, in the context of French and French-Algerian history and culture. McCarthy examines how the work undermines traditional concepts of fiction and explores parallels and contrasts between Camus's work and that of Jean-Paul Sartre. Providing students with

Overview

Patrick McCarthy analyzes The Stranger, one of the vital texts of existentialism and twentieth-century literature, in the context of French and French-Algerian history and culture. McCarthy examines how the work undermines traditional concepts of fiction and explores parallels and contrasts between Camus's work and that of Jean-Paul Sartre. Providing students with a useful companion to The Stranger, this second edition features a revised guide to further reading and a new chapter on Camus and the Algerian War. First Edition Hb (1988): 0-521-32958-2 First Edition Pb (1988): 0-521-33851-4

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521539777
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature (New) Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
109
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Chronology; 1. Contexts; 2. The Stranger; 3. Early Camus and Sartre; 4. Camus and the Algerian War; 5. Why and how we read The Stranger: a guide to further reading.

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