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Albert Camus

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David Ohana. Albert Camus And The Critique Of Violence. Trans. David Maisel. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2017., Melissa Ptacek Jun 2018

David Ohana. Albert Camus And The Critique Of Violence. Trans. David Maisel. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2017., Melissa Ptacek

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of David Ohana. Albert Camus and the Critique of Violence. Trans. David Maisel. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2017. vi + 192 pp.


Robert Zaretsky. A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus And The Quest For Meaning. Cambridge, Mass., And London: The Belknap P Of Harvard Up, 2013. 240 Pp., Melissa M. Ptacek Jan 2015

Robert Zaretsky. A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus And The Quest For Meaning. Cambridge, Mass., And London: The Belknap P Of Harvard Up, 2013. 240 Pp., Melissa M. Ptacek

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Robert Zaretsky. A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning. Cambridge, Mass., and London: The Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2013. 240 pp.


In And Out Of Place: Geographies Of Revolt In Camus's La Peste, Erin Tremblay Ponnou-Delaffon Jan 2015

In And Out Of Place: Geographies Of Revolt In Camus's La Peste, Erin Tremblay Ponnou-Delaffon

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

From Roland Barthes to Shoshana Felman, some of the most insightful readings of Albert Camus’s La Peste (The Plague) have focused on its historical dimension. In contrast, this article attends to less studied spatial representations, bringing recent insights from human geography to bear on depictions of Oran and exile in the novel. From its start, The Plague insistently connects plot, spatial setting, and notions of normativity and transgression. Understandings of place—and in particular, who or what is out of place—catalyze contestation and shape Camus’s universalized ethics of revolt, one that views evil and suffering as always ...