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Amoia, Alba, Albert Camus, Continuum, 1989.

Amoia's book is a lucid introduction to Camus's work. Amoia sees The Plague as a depiction of man's struggle against solitude and death, and he emphasizes Rieux's respect for the individuality of each human's personality—a quality he consistently finds in Camus's life and work.

Bloom, Harold, ed., Albert Camus, Modern Critical Views series, Chelsea House, 1988.

This text is a collection of essays on all aspects of Camus's work, notable for Bloom's negative assessment of The Plague and for the essay on the same work by Patrick McCarthy.

Brée, Germaine, Camus: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice-Hall, 1962.

This collection of essays was published not long after Camus's death and shows the way contemporary critics interpreted his work. Gaëton Picon in "Notes on The Plague," faults the novel for failing to create unity between the two levels on which...

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