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L'Etranger

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L'Etranger by Albert Camus
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L'Etranger has the force and fascination of myth. The outwardly simple narrative of an office clerk who kills an Arab, 'a cause du soleil', and finds himself condemned to death for moral insensibility becomes, in Camus's hands, a powerful image of modern man's impatience before Christian philosophy and conventional social and sexual values. For this new edition Ray Davison makes use of recent critical analysis of L'Etranger to give a full and concise description of Camus's early philosophy of the Absurd and the ideas and preoccupations from which the novel emerges. Davison also discusses the developing pattern of Camus's notion of the art of the novel, his views on 'classicism', simplicity and ambiguity, his fondness for paradox, and his love of everyday situations which yield to mythical interpretation.
Release date NZ
November 17th, 1988
Author
Contributor
Edited by Ray Davison
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
192
Dimensions
129x198x11
ISBN-13
9780415025867
Product ID
1737890

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