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Albert Camus

Camus is often described as an existentialist, but he insisted that he was not.
  French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)
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  • Camus is often described as an existentialist, but he insisted that he was not.
  • Part I. The absurd does not liberate; it binds. — ALBERT CAMUS
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The Stranger — Albert Camus — Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert Part One I MOTHER died today.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • Other important writers were the Frenchman Albert Camus, the Irishman Samuel Beckett, Eugene lonesco, who was from Romania, and Witold Gombro-wicz from Poland.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • Perhaps what she meets in the cave is instead Nothingness, albeit some years before Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, and the existentialists of the 1950s and 1960s articulate the dichotomy between, in Sartre’s terms, Being and Nothingness.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • That was even before another dressing down in front of a patron, this time from Bethany, who felt compelled to point out-twice-that, to her trained ear, I’d mispronounced Albert Camus’ name while directing a sullen summer school student to the French literature section.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • Two and a half millennia later, Albert Camus not only uses plague, he calls his novel The Plague (1947).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Albert Camus [7] , James Joyce [6] , Franz Kafka [8] , Jean-Paul Sartre [8] , Victor Hugo [6] , Molière [7] , Alexandre Dumas [8] , Jean-Paul Sartre [8] , Samuel Beckett [8] , George Sand [9] , Guy de Maupassant [9]
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