The french novelist, essayist, and playwright albert camus was the literary spokesman for his generation his obsession with the philosophical problems of the meaning of life and man's search for value made him well loved by readers, resulting in his award of the nobel prize in literature at the. Albert camus was a man inspired by 3 things, the mediterranean, his interpretations of death, and his mother he lived the life of a creativ to start of, i will provide an idea about the early life and childhood of albert camus he was born on november 1st, the year 1913 in a small village called. Camus's classic has finally earned its very own biography looking for 'the stranger' the american existentialist philosopher robert c solomon once said of albert camus's the stranger: it sartre's review is interesting both for its penetrating insights and its egregious omissions maurice blanchot.
2 literary career 3 algeria 4 philosophy according to olivier todd, in his biography albert camus, une vie, it was a group opposed to some tendencies of the surrealist movement throughout his life, camus spoke out against and actively opposed totalitarianism in its many forms early on. Description: the life of albert camus view more post war literary career • in 1945 france was liberated that same year, camus befriended jean-paul sarte, a fellow literary writer and existentialist philosopher with a drastically different background.
Camus was awarded the 1957 nobel prize for literature for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times throughout his life, camus spoke out against and actively opposed totalitarianism in its many forms. Literary career camus, philosophical literature, and the novel of ideas here we may note that camus himself was very conscious of his debt to kierkegaard and nietzsche (especially in the style and structure of the myth of sisyphus and the rebel) and that he might very well have followed in their. France was straining under german occupation, camus's closest mentor was unsure of the book's merit, and camus himself was suffering from near-fatal tuberculosis the initial critical reception of the stranger was mixed, and it wasn't until after liberation that the stranger began its meteoric rise.
Albert camus (november 7, 1913 - january 4, 1960) was a french pied-noir author, absurdist philosopher and winner of the 1957 nobel prize for literature don't let them tell us stories don't let them say of the man sentenced to death he is going to pay his debt to society. Albert camus feeling towards existence was that humans were not supposed to be living in the world camus believed that there was a sense of absurdity for human existence albert einstein a biography of the life of the physicist alber einstein. Albert camus biography author, journalist, playwright (1913-1960) literary career the dominant philosophical contribution of camus's work is absurdism personal life camus married and divorced twice as a young man, stating his disapproval of the institution of marriage throughout. Theory of existentialism essay, research paper a biography of albert camus albert camus was a french-algerian novelist camus wrote many novels and his writings, illustrated his view of the existentialism as a distinct philosophical and literary movement belongs to the 19th and 20th centuries.
Literary career the dominant philosophical contribution of camus's work is absurdism as an algerian, camus brought a fresh, outsider perspective to french literature of the period—related to but personal life in 1934, albert camus married simone hie who had an addiction of morphine. I biographical insightsa albert camus' cultures consist of being a novelist, literature and short story writer of he was dissatisfied with the editorial of the board and left the underground newspaperb albert albert camus then started journalism as a career he finished early schooling, majoring in. Albert camus encyclopedia of world biography copyright 2004 the gale group inc the french novelist, essayist, and playwright albert camus (1913-1960) was obsessed with the philosophical problems of the meaning of life and of man's search for values in a world without god. Albert camus was a french philosopher, author & journalist, who contributed greatly to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism camus is best remembered for promoting absurdism, which refers to the conflict between the human tendency to seek the inherent meaning as well as value of life and.
'the stranger': analysis author: albert camus pierre palmer english ii period #5 date: 10/4/9 copyright, by pierre palmer i biographical insights a he was dissatisfied with the editorial of the board and left the underground newspaper b albert camus, son of a working-class family, was. Albert camus biography bookmark this page manage my reading list the stranger's meursault has since become a literary archetype, and the beginning sentences of the stranger have camus, however, was probably more aware of the significance of his individual life than any of his essayists. On october 16, 1957, albert camus was dining in a small restaurant on paris's left bank when a waiter approached him with news: the radio had camus insisted that a mistake had been made and that others were far more deserving of the honor than he yet camus was already recognized around.