Read El Extranjero by Albert Camus Free Online

Ebook El Extranjero by Albert Camus read! Book Title: El Extranjero
The author of the book: Albert Camus
Edition: Booket
Date of issue: 2008
ISBN: 9703705642
ISBN 13: 9789703705641
Loaded: 1633 times
Reader ratings: 3.8
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 31.71 MB
City - Country: No data

Read full description of the books:

Narrateur de sa propre histoire, Meursault décrit avec un total détachement l'absurdité des actes de sa vie quotidienne, depuis l'annonce de la mort de sa mère jusqu'à l'acte définitif qu'il sera amené à commettre. Ce n'est qu'à l'heure de la mort que s'exprimeront sa passion de vivre et sa révolte.

L'une des oeuvres majeures et des plus troublantes de la littérature du XXème siècle.

Download El Extranjero PDF El Extranjero PDF
Download El Extranjero ERUB El Extranjero PDF
Download El Extranjero DOC El Extranjero PDF
Download El Extranjero TXT El Extranjero PDF

Read information about the author

Ebook El Extranjero read Online! Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. His origin in Algeria and his experiences there in the thirties were dominating influences in his thought and work. Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy (only chance prevented him from pursuing a university career in that field), he came to France at the age of twenty-five. The man and the times met: Camus joined the resistance movement during the occupation and after the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat. But his journalistic activities had been chiefly a response to the demands of the time; in 1947 Camus retired from political journalism and, besides writing his fiction and essays, was very active in the theatre as producer and playwright (e.g., Caligula, 1944). He also adapted plays by Calderon, Lope de Vega, Dino Buzzati, and Faulkner's Requiem for a Nun. His love for the theatre may be traced back to his membership in L'Equipe, an Algerian theatre group, whose "collective creation" Révolte dans les Asturies (1934) was banned for political reasons.

The essay Le Mythe de Sisyphe (The Myth of Sisyphus), 1942, expounds Camus's notion of the absurd and of its acceptance with "the total absence of hope, which has nothing to do with despair, a continual refusal, which must not be confused with renouncement - and a conscious dissatisfaction". Meursault, central character of L'Étranger (The Stranger), 1942, illustrates much of this essay: man as the nauseated victim of the absurd orthodoxy of habit, later - when the young killer faces execution - tempted by despair, hope, and salvation. Dr. Rieux of La Peste (The Plague), 1947, who tirelessly attends the plague-stricken citizens of Oran, enacts the revolt against a world of the absurd and of injustice, and confirms Camus's words: "We refuse to despair of mankind. Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them". Other well-known works of Camus are La Chute (The Fall), 1956, and L'Exil et le royaume (Exile and the Kingdom), 1957. His austere search for moral order found its aesthetic correlative in the classicism of his art. He was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.

Reviews of the El Extranjero


The book is a masterpiece that makes a richer soul, speech, and wider horizon.


Contradictory. On the one hand, it pulls in and on the other ...


The book is very deep! Tip for Reading.


When you regret the book ends!

Add a comment

Download EBOOK El Extranjero by Albert Camus Online free

PDF: el-extranjero.pdf El Extranjero PDF
ERUB: el-extranjero.epub El Extranjero ERUB
DOC: el-extranjero.doc El Extranjero DOC
TXT: el-extranjero.txt El Extranjero TXT