Myth Of Sisyphus And Other Essays

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The absurd is the clash between the order for which the human mind strives and the lack of order that one finds in the world." (enotes) In addition to the title essay, included are several miscellaneous pieces: a discussion of Franz Kafka, a self-interview on the responsibility of the artist, and four personal evocations of the landscape of Algeria. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.). Upper board edges lightened, one corner worn, else a tight, clean, bright example, with jacket's spine panel very lightly faded. First published by Gallimard, in 1942, as Le Mythe de Sisyphe and translated into English for this edition by Justin O' Brien, in 1955, in which Camus introduces the concept of the absurd and outlines his belief that "the individual has worth but lives in a world that denies such worth. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. With Albert Camus writing in the Preface , " even in the bleak times of 1940, in Algeria , when these stories were written, we can proceed beyond nihilism and live and create, in the midst of the desert ".....

The absurd is the clash between the order for which the human mind strives and the lack of order that one finds in the world." (enotes) In addition to the title essay, included are several miscellaneous pieces: a discussion of Franz Kafka, a self-interview on the responsibility of the artist, and four personal evocations of the landscape of Algeria. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.). Upper board edges lightened, one corner worn, else a tight, clean, bright example, with jacket's spine panel very lightly faded. First published by Gallimard, in 1942, as Le Mythe de Sisyphe and translated into English for this edition by Justin O' Brien, in 1955, in which Camus introduces the concept of the absurd and outlines his belief that "the individual has worth but lives in a world that denies such worth. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. With Albert Camus writing in the Preface , " even in the bleak times of 1940, in Algeria , when these stories were written, we can proceed beyond nihilism and live and create, in the midst of the desert ".....

Includes a new chronology and further reading This work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil.

Nietzsche demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected ...

One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus—featured here in a stand-alone edition—is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought.

Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide—the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning.

Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger—now one of the most widely read novels of this century—in 1942.

Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints.

Also, some tiny holes to rear flap crease as well as a handful of tiny spots to rear panel of jacket.

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