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)
- Considers Camus’ most important works within the context of the writer’s basic ethical orientation
- 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