January 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
- Makes Camus’ concerns clear in terms that will resonate with contemporary readers
- Reveals the unity and integrity of Camus’ writings and political activities
- Discusses Camus’ ongoing relevance by showing how he prefigures many postmodern positions in philosophy, literature, and politics
List of Abbreviations.
Introduction: Situating Camus.
1. Camus’s Life.
2. The Absurd.
8. Exile and Rebirth.
“Sherman persuasively argues that what emerges from Camus’s writing is the portrait of a man of courage and decency. Recommended to all academic libraries and university foreign-language departments with strong French programs.” (Library Journal, February 2009)"Despite Camus's own reluctance to be regarded as 'a philosopher' and 'an existentialist', David Sherman's authoritative study establishes the importance of Camus's contribution – in his fiction as well as his essays – to existential philosophy. Sherman's Camus is an engaging man of 'decency and courage', and a great writer who eloquently articulated the modern human predicament."
–Professor David Cooper, Durham University