Albert Camus S the Stranger: Critical Essays
Often marginalised on the sidelines of both philosophy and literature, the works of Albert Camus have, in recent years, undergone a renaissance. While most readers in either discipline claim Camus and his works to be theirs, the scholars presented in this volume tend to see him and his works in both philosophy and literature.This volume is a collection of critical essays by an international menagerie of Camus experts who, despite their interpretive differences, see Camus through both lenses. For them, he is a novelist/essayist who embodies a philosophy that was never fully developed due to his brief life. The essays here examine Camuss first published novel, The Stranger, from a variety of critical and theoretical perspectives, each drawing on the authors knowledge to present the first known critical examination in English. As such, this volume will shed new light on previous scholarship.