Additional Resources for The Stranger by Albert Camus

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Robert J. Champigny, A Pagan Hero: An Interpretation of Meursault in Camus's 'The Stranger', translated by Rowe Portis, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1969.

Champigny analyzes Mersault through several readings which show the character as innocent but whose characteristics set the stage of his guilt. Champigny also argues that Meursault's reaction to his guilt make him a hero.

Raymond Gay-Crosier, "Albert Camus," in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 72: French Novelists, 1930- 1960, edited by Catherine Savage, Gale Research, 1988, pp. 110-35.

The article presents an overview of the life and works of Albert Camus.

Adele King, Notes on L'Etranger: The Stranger or The Outsider, Longman York Press, 1980.

King offers an introduction to the novel, detailed summaries of the chapters, and brief critical commentary that touches on the most important parts of the novel: theme, historical context, structure, style, etc. An invaluable aid.

Patrick McCarthy, Camus: A Critical Study of his Life...

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