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Albert . 1913--60, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, noted for his pessimistic portrayal of man's condition of isolation in an absurd world: author of the novels L'Étranger (1942) and La Peste (1947), the plays Le Malentendu (1945) and Caligula (1946), and the essays Le Mythe de Sisyphe (1942) and L'Homme révolté (1951): Nobel prize for literature 1957.
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The final rule also adds a new provision allowing off-site placement of hazardous CAMU-eligible waste in hazardous waste landfills, if they are treated to meet CAMU treatment standards.
In his essay The Myth of Sisyphus, Camus retells the classic story of a mortal man punished by the gods for attempting to avoid death.
Why Camus does not acknowledge Christianity's liberating effect on Reason is not evident from Christian Metaphysics, but for anyone wishing to unravel this riddle in his thought, reading this book is a good start.
Asserting this notion of terrestrial salvation, Camus states, "Le monde est beau, et hors de lui, point de salut" and "le salut est dans nos mains" (67; 123).
Justifying Camus's comparison between Meursault and Jesus, Maher concludes: "When saying that his outsider [Meursault] was the only Christ that we deserved, Camus was not casting any aspersions on his protagonist or on Christ" (280).
In defending placement of The State of Siege in Franco's Spain, rather than Stalin's Russia, Camus ended his Combat period with a running affirmation of the universal characteristic of the Enlightenment Project.
Mr Camus said he was sure there would be a successor to Concorde and that it would be the result of a joint venture between European and Japanese industry.
Cotkin's most original insight is something that escaped Camus and the others: "Existentialism, American style .
Jouffroy and Camus were Christian humanists who lived in very different eras of institutional reform and at chronologically and spiritually opposing poles of the Renaissance.
From the depths of the jungles of Malaysia to a 650-foot vertical rappel along a steep cliff, Yvonne Camus leads 12 her audience through a 500-kilometre Eco-Challenge race with a powerful message of self-determination and self discovery.
THE 1942 novel L'Etranger (The Stranger) by Albert Camus has long been an inspiration for film makers, artists and song writers.