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- Al·bert [al-ber] /alˈbɛr/, 1913–60, French novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and essayist: Nobel Prize 1957.
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Camus answers that the absurdity of our tragic nature is actually benevolent.
Camus did not cower from the depressing implications of his insight.
The Myth of Sisyphusby Albert Camus It all begins and ends with Camus.
But most of all, it made you decent, like Dr. Rieux in Camus's The Plague.Tony Lewis, American, Jew, Remembered
October 24, 2013
At the same time, Zaretsky shows, Camus was an early and fierce critic of French policy towards the Algerian Arabs.Why Albert Camus Remains Controversial
October 20, 2013
This method is recommended in the Cours de Math, par Camus, p. 38.Practical Education, Volume II
Why not wait at least until our return from Camus, or even until the morning?A Top-Floor Idyl
George van Schaick
Camus, the deity of the river Cam, stands for the University of Cambridge.Minor Poems by Milton
And so he lived on the brae of Camus—that same far up and lonely in the long glen.The Lost Pibroch
Other members, friends of La Fayette, collected round him, and sought to silence the threatening vociferations of Camus.History of the Girondists, Volume I
Alphonse de Lamartine
- Albert (albɛr). 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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