Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. His origin in Algeria and his experiences there in the thirties were dominating influences in his thought and work.
Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy (only chance prevented him from pursuing a university Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature.
Albert Camus (/kæˈmuː/ also US: /kəˈmuː/; French: (listen); 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second-youngest recipient. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second-youngest recipient in history. Camus was born in Algeria to French parents. He spent his childhood in a poor neighbourhood and later studied philosophy at the University of Algiers
En février 1905, à Moscou, un groupe de terroristes, appartenant au parti socialiste révolutionnaire, organisait un attentat à la bombe contre le grand-duc Serge, oncle du tsar. Cet attentat et les circonstances singulières qui l'ont précédé et suivi font le sujet des justes. Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality. History & Fiction.
Albert Camus (älbĕr´ kämü´), 1913–60, French writer, b. Mondovi (now Dréan). Camus was one of the most important authors and thinkers of the 20th cent. While a philosophy student at the Univ. 1936), he formed a theater group and adapted, directed, and acted in plays.
Camus was famed for the harshly honest light with which he illuminated the problems plaguing contemporary society . Meaning ‘The Outsider’, Camus’ 1942 novel, L’Etranger, follows the story of Meursault, the ‘outsider’ of the novel’s title.
Camus was famed for the harshly honest light with which he illuminated the problems plaguing contemporary society, and, in 1957, his artistic skill earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature. He is considered to be one of the most important pioneers of absurdist philosophy. Camus died in a car-crash, aged just 46, three years after receiving his Nobel Prize. Meursault commits a crime and is subsequently labeled a psychopath when he fails to conform to social expectations about how he should behave.
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Camus (please excuse my biographical viciousness) was born in French occupied Algeria, where he. .While bed-ridden, Camus became enthralled by literature, and eventually majored in Philosophy at The University of Algiers
Camus (please excuse my biographical viciousness) was born in French occupied Algeria, where he spent his childhood and based most of his stories in. After becoming ill with a dire case of tuberculosis, which would subsequently affect him for the rest of his life, Camus spent a good deal of time bed-ridden and reading books. While bed-ridden, Camus became enthralled by literature, and eventually majored in Philosophy at The University of Algiers. In the 1930s he joined the French Communist Party, where he forged most of his philosophical viewpoints, until WWII began.