Albert Camus | Critical Essay by F. C. St. Aubyn

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Albert Camus.
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Critical Essay by F. C. St. Aubyn

The critics have long since demonstrated that while Camus was not an existentialist, Sartrian or otherwise, there are nevertheless existential elements in his thought. I am not interested here in assessing how few or how many of his ideas are existential and certainly I have no intention of making of Camus an existentialist in the face of his own express statement to the contrary. Nor am I occupied by the unlikely problem of the possible influence of Sartre on Camus. I should like to show, however, how Sartre's ontology, which evolved simultaneously with the early writings of Camus, can be used to illuminate Camus's major literary works. (p. 124)

Obviously the various characters of Camus do not live and think in a static world or in the same emotional, geographical, chronological world. My point of departure is...

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