Bibliography: p. 55-56.
|Series||Monarch notes and study guides|
|LC Classifications||PQ2605.A3734 E87|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||68056921|
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. Albert Camus THE STRANGER THE Stranger By ALBERT CAMUS Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert VINTAGE BOOKS A Division of Random House NEW YORK 1File Size: KB. The Stranger [Hardcover] [Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart (trans.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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.