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Albert Camus: The Artist in the Arena

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A Communist Party member in the 1930s, Camus became an independent political critic in the 1950s: an outspoken opponent of all forms of totalitarianism, he defended the libertarian principles of Western democracy. Along the way he involved himself in far-reaching intellectual quarrels such as that over his own L’Homme révolté (The Rebel) with Jean-Paul Sartre, which this ...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published March 15th 1966 by University of Wisconsin Press
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Jul 18, 2016 Matthew Blackman rated it liked it
Three stars does not seem enough for the book because it certainly has some interesting observations. Sadly more often than not these are not expanded on. The idea that 'The Outsider' is a transformation from sensual to rational man is perhaps the key to the novel and is one that rarely made. It would if fully rendered silence those who have followed O'Brien et al.
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