Additional Resources for The Guest by Albert Camus

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Howe, Irving. "Between Fact and Fable" Review in The New Republic, March 31, 1958, pp. 17-18.

Early, mostly favorable review that discusses the tension between Camus as a man of ideas and a creative artist.

Hurley, D. F. "Looking for the Arab: Reading the Readings of Camus's 'The Guest."' Studies in Short Fiction 30, No. 1, (Winter 1993): 79-93.

An analysis of why many critics have been quick accept or further the negative portrayal of the Arab. Examines the use of early (unpublished) drafts of the story and biases on the part of critics.

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