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Albert Camus

1913- 1960

Novelist

Novelist and essayist Albert Camus is remembered for his existentialist works such as The Stranger, The Plague, and The Rebel. He was born in Algeria and moved to France prior to World War II. He was a member of the Resistance during the War. Although once close to Jean Paul Sartre, Camus broke off the relationship over the issue of Stalinist policies of the early 1950s. Camus received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957. He died in a car accident in 1960.

Bibliography:

McCarthy, Patrick, Camus. New York : Random House, c1982.

Lehan, Richard Daniel. With a pref. by Harry T. Moore. A Dangerous Crossing; French Literary Existentialism and the Modern American Novel. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, [1973]

Parker, Emmett. Albert Camus, The Artist in the Arena. [Madison] : University of Wisconsin Press, 1965.