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Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university care Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. He takes the word of those around him, he forces them to logic, he levels all around him by force of his refusal and by the rage of destruction which drives his passion for life.

But what’s intolerable is to see one’s life being drained of meaning, to be told there’s no reason for canus.

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I did not enjoy this. Francisco Martin rated it did not like it Sep 12, Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic.

Yosemite Sam Cominardi rated it did not like it Nov 28, Retrieved from ” https: I much preferred the Sartre plays to this one. The play is the basis for the German-language opera of the same name by Glanert.

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One cannot destroy without destroying oneself. Caligola by Albert Camus. This is why Caligula depopulates the world around him and, true to his logic, makes arrangements to arm those who will eventually kill him.

It was part of what the author called the ” Cycle of the Absurd “, with the novel The Stranger and the essay The Myth of Sisyphus Dmytro Algasov rated it did not like it Jun 25, Hashem Sbeitan rated it did not like it Oct 02, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Marie rated it did not like it Jul 30, To ask other readers questions about Caligolaplease sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lien rated it did not like it Aug 06, Want to Read saving….

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Caligula is the story of a superior suicide.

Claire rated it did calgiola like it May 20, Ephraim Drennan rated it did not like it Oct 19, Arashkazemi rated it did not like it Sep 11, About [ edit ] The play shows Caligula, Roman Emperor, torn by the death of Drusillahis sister and lover. The play shows Caligula, Roman Emperor, torn by the death of Drusillahis sister and lover. Rieux of La Peste The Plague, who tirelessly attends caums plague-stricken citizens of Oran, enacts the revolt against a world of the absurd and of injustice, and confirms Camus’s words: The essay Le Mythe de Sisyphe The Myth of Sisyphuscqmus, expounds Camus’s notion of the absurd and of its acceptance with “the total absence of hope, which has nothing to do with despair, a continual refusal, which must not be confused with renouncement – and a conscious dissatisfaction”.


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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But his journalistic activities had been chiefly a response to the demands of the time; in Camus retired from political journalism and, besides writing his fiction and essays, was very active cammus the theatre as producer and playwright e.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Here is the theme of the play presented by the author himself in the U.

Historically, this event took place January 24, AD In Camus’ version of events, Caligula eventually deliberately manipulates his own assassination. Angela rated it did not like it Oct 04, Bailey rated it did not like it May 18, Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”.

Looking for The Stranger: Return to Book Page. Camus joined the resistance movement during the occupation and camux the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat.

Open Preview See a Problem? A man can’t live without some reason for living. Amir rated it did not like it Sep 06, Lists with This Book.