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French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)


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Et Camus d'en faire l'alpha et l'omega de son aventure humaine, de sa philosophie epicurienne, de son culte de la beaute.
[beaucoup moins que] Je me suis rendu compte, dit-elle, que ce qui separait Camus de De Beauvoir et Sartre etait sa naissance en Algerie dans un milieu pauvre, son education et sa relation avec la nature [beaucoup plus grand que] affirme l'universitaire
The members of the Camus Girls, he said, are still studying.
However, the main character of The First Man is named Jacques Cormery, not Albert Camus, thus blurring the direct connection between character and author.
Having told friends there would be nothing more "absurd" than dying in a car crash, Camus's fate oddly mirrored the philosophical preoccupation of his writing: how to cope with the absurdity that exists in the unbridgeable gap between a meaninglessness universe and man's aspiration to order it.
Does Hayden imagine, I wonder, that Camus is no longer the incendiary force he once was, that his wide availability in frighteningly utilitarian bookshops has, in some sense, corroded his ontological immediacy?
They are calling people everywhere, of all income levels and backgrounds,'' Camus told the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces Secretary-General Bedir Camus has said that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL) advance in the Middle East may lead to catastrophic consequences, and Turkey needs to review its policies in the region to avoid clashes in Syria and Iraq spilling over its borders.