The Author (Albert Camus) - This person is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential contributors to the development of existentialism.
Prometheus - This character is a Titan, one of the ancestors of the Olympian gods.
Cain - This person is the oldest son of Adam, the first man.
(Marquis de) Sade - This person's unusual tastes and practices gave rise to a term that means to take pleasure in the suffering of others.
The Dandy - This person is, in the author's perspective, the embodiment of romanticism.
Dostoyevsky / Ivan Karamazov - This person was a famous Russian novelist and philosopher known for creating this character in one of his most popular novels.
Nietzsche and Stirner - These German philosophers were advocates of nihilism.
Lautrémont and Rimbaud - These poets, in the author's mind, took Romantic principles of rebellion in another direction.
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