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 (kä-mo͞o′, -mü′), Albert 1913-1960.
Algerian-born French writer and philosopher whose works, such as the novels The Stranger (1942) and The Plague (1947), concern the absurdity of the human condition. He won the 1957 Nobel Prize for literature.


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(Biography) 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


(kaˈmü; Eng. kæˈmu)

Albert, 1913–60, French novelist, playwright, and essayist: Nobel prize 1957.
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In Camus and the Challenge of Political Thought: Between Despair and Hope, Patrick Hayden praises 'Camus's understanding of the human as a being who revolts against the strange indifference of the world, yet who refuses to find solace by turning a blind eye to the absurdity of the human condition; as opposed to an understanding of the human as a being who is defined fundamentally by the capacity to discern a rational truth hidden behind a reality that is only apparently absurd' (p 43).
It might actually be due to what Camus referred to as All or Nothing: the opacity of the sacred mind for those who are deprived of it.
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It succeeds in painting a well-rounded and nuanced portrait of Camus by capturing several ethical principles and pivotal concepts he lived or forged--sometimes in difficulty: "absurdity," "silence," "measure," "fidelity," and "revolt.
En el libro que tenemos en las manos, se dice que cuando Camus escribe "ustedes", no quiere decir "los alemanes", sino los nazis; asimismo, en donde dice "nosotros", no siempre significa "los franceses", sino "los europeos libres".
Both were born in Algeria, Camus to a poor pied noir family in Algiers, Daoud to a policeman.
They are calling people everywhere, of all income levels and backgrounds,'' Camus told the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing.
C'est justement a l'image de cet << aventurier du quotidien >> (OCI, 261) evoque dans Le Mythe de Sisyphe que les contributeurs au volume collectif Albert Camus au quotidien se proposent d'aborder l'homme et son ceuvre : << Refusant de s'abandonner aux illusions et a l'eternite, [Camus] parvient [.
A Life Worth Living examines Camus as a moralist, paying particular attention to his silence on the Algerian problem and his very public fallout with Jean-Paul Sartre.
El primer contacto personal entre Roger Martin du Gard y Albert Camus se dio el 4 de diciembre de 1944 a iniciativa del autor de Los Thibault.