7 edition of Albert Camus" The stranger found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
|Statement||text by Kevin Kelly ; illustrations by Karen Pica.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2605.A3734 E8635 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||84,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||84|
|LC Control Number||96067427|
The Stranger, by Albert Camus, is a French philosophical novel written in the mids. In the novel, we are introduced to our narrator, Monsieur Meursault. Meursault is a French man living in Algiers and has just received word via telegram that his elderly mother has passed away. The Stranger is a short novel about a man who could not care less when his mother dies. However, he does go to her funeral. After the funeral he begins a romantic relationship with an .
Born in Algeria in , Albert Camus published The Stranger-now one of the most widely read novels of this century-in Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in On January 4, , he was killed in a car accident. show more4/5(K). Review. The Stranger is not merely one of the most widely read novels of the 20th century, but one of the books likely to outlive it. Written in , Camus's compelling and troubling tale of a disaffected, apparently amoral young man has earned a durable popularity (and remains a staple of U.S. high school literature courses) in part because it reveals so vividly the anxieties of its time.4/5(K).
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First published in ; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. Born in Algeria inAlbert Camus published The Stranger –now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in /5(K).
The Stranger is a novel by Albert Camus, often cited as a prime example of Camus' philosophy of the absurd and existentialism. The story's protagonist Meursault is an indifferent French Algerian, who hardly partakes of the traditional Mediterranean culture.4/5(K). The Stranger is Albert Camus’s first novel, published in It follows the life of Meursault, a French Algerian whose apathetic responses to life get him in trouble socially and eventually get him killed.
The novel is concerned with the absurd and touches on the French colonization of Algeria. The book ends as Meursault awaits death in a prison cell. The Stranger is the most famous work of Albert Camus, a French existentialist philosopher and novelist.
Existentialism emerged after World War II, particularly in France, where the devastation wrought by Nazi Germany caused people to question their values and beliefs.
Albert Camus portrays a vivid reality in this psychologically compelling story of a man who cannot feel sadness for the death of his mother or remorse for the murder he committed. Meursault addresses his emotions as he approaches his untimely death.
The Stranger was part of a cycle of Camus’s works that focuses on alienation and the absurd which deals directly with the idea of the meaninglessness of are two of the most prominent themes, along with sadness.
The Stranger demanded of Camus the creation of a style at once literary and profoundly popular, an artistic sleight of hand that would make the complexities of a man’s life appear simple.
Despite appearances, though, neither Camus nor Meursault ever tried to make things simple for themselves.4/5(32). Characters Character List Meursault Raymond Sintes Marie Cardona.
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The Stranger [Hardcover]/5(53). The Stranger (Camus novel), a novel by Albert Camus The Stranger, a novel by Harlan Coben The Stranger (Applegate novel), a book in the Animorphs series. The Stranger demanded of Camus the creation of a style at once literary and profoundly popular, an artistic sleight of hand that would make the complexities of a man's life appear simple.
Despite appearances, though, neither Camus nor Meursault ever tried to make things simple for themselves. Indeed, in the mind of a moralist,File Size: KB.
Character List: The Stranger by Albert Camus | Book Analysis The Stranger operates in a world that feels exceedingly ordinary.
But, it is transformed and remade through the eyes of the main character Meursault. The Stranger operates in a world that feels exceedingly ordinary. Camus, as we learned from John L. Brown's article in last Sunday's New York Times Book Review, is an outstanding leader of the writers who have emerged in France since the war.
He was born in French North Africa in and now lives in Paris, where he has suffered the fate of so many good writers by becoming a publisher. Born in Algeria inAlbert Camus published The Stranger–now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in On January 4,he was killed in a car accident/5().
The Stranger was Albert Camus’s first novel and an important illustration of the absurdist world view. It was published as L’Étranger in Paris The Stranger by Albert Camus is a very short novel that can easily be read in an afternoon.
However, digesting the content will certainly take much longer as this little novel raises serious questions about morality, society, justice, religion, and individuality.
The Stranger is recounted in first person is a very direct, no nonsense style. The narrator is named Meursault and the story opens with him reading a. But don't go saying that Camus was an existentialist—having his philosophical musings pegged as existentialism was a huge pet peeve of Camus' back when he was alive (and channeling Humphrey Bogart).
These days, Camus is most famous as the author of three big-deal novels: The Stranger (), The Plague (), and The Fall (). The Stranger (Vintage International series) by Albert Camus.
Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Review: The Stranger is not merely one of the most widely read novels of the 20th century, but one of the books likely to outlive it.
Written inCamus's compelling and troubling tale of a disaffected, apparently amoral young man has earned a durable popularity (and remains a staple of U.S. high school literature courses) in part because it reveals so vividly the anxieties of its : $.
The Stranger by Camus: Analysis of an absurd novel. The anti-hero Meursault at the beginning of the novel, is invited to the funeral of his mother where he does not cry. Everything is reckless, Meursault is someone who considers life and routine as absurd.
His indifference is hated and condemned by others.I'm a lover of Camus like everyone else, but I really don't understand the usual tendency to prefer The Stranger over The Plague. I found the Plague to be so much more interesting and gripping. The ending was truly dark but liberating, and there were moments in that book.
Since it was first published inAlbert Camus’s novel, THE STRANGER, has had a profound impact on millions of American readers. Through the story of an ordinary man who was killed indiscriminately on the sunny beaches of Algeria, Albert Camus discovers what he calls “The nakedness of man faced with the absurd.”.