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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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Does Hayden imagine, I wonder, that Camus is no longer the incendiary force he once was, that his wide availability in frighteningly utilitarian bookshops has, in some sense, corroded his ontological immediacy?
Consequently, although Camus hardly discusses the effects of the contact of the world of rebellion with non-Western societies, his analysis is applicable to the current situation, when the clash between sacred and secular worldviews, described in his 1950 book, has taken center stage in our very existence.
La respuesta de Camus habria que confrontarla a la meta perseguida por los nazis, porque el amaba a su pais y la justicia.
Not content to use L'etranger as catalyst to motivate the story, Daoud pays homage to Camus by copying the structure of the most perfectly crafted of Camus's novels.
So far, two people in Florida have been arrested, Camus said.
Dans son essai illuminant, Agnes Spiquel se penche sur des textes souvent restes inedits et a l'etat de brouillons que Camus a ecrits des l'age de dix-neuf ans, et demontre dans quelle mesure ces textes constituent la matrice des oeuvres qui suivent dont L'Envers et l'Endroit, La Mort heureuse et L'Etranger.
Today we talk about the look of Camus just as much as we talk about his work.
No se sabe a ciencia cierta cuando Camus leyo Los Thibault, obra monumental a la que Martin du Gard dedico 20 anos de su vida y cuyo ultimo tomo, Los Thibault: El epilogo, fue publicado en 1940, tres anos despues de la obtencion del Nobel.
For young Egyptians, Tunisians and Libyans suffocating under the rule of brutal authoritarians, the breaking point arrived in 2011, driving thousands of people to try, as Camus put it, to "bring the outrage to an end.
Camus se fue alejando de las posiciones izquierdistas y socialistas extremas, del existencialismo vegetativo, de la rebeldia enajenada y de la moda proestalinista, tras ser un pensador democrata de izquierda verdadero.
Reparemos en lo siguiente: Se podra objetar que este no sea el mas serio de los problemas filosoficos, que la oposicion entre spoude/paidos, seriedad y juego, es demasiado clasica para responder al problema del suicido, sobre todo despues de Nietzsche, que las verdades tratadas aqui como juegos son mucho mas serias porque tienen mucho mas juego que lo que Camus cree, etc.
La situation de Camus entretient ainsi des similitudes profondes avec celle de Socrate dans l'Apologie: accuse, montre du doigt pour ne pas reconnaitre la deesse Histoire et corrompre l'engage, c'est la posture philosophique meme de Camus qui est mise a mal.