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Resistance, Rebellion, and Death : Essays

Resistance, Rebellion, and Death : Essays

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Albert Camus
BACKLIST | On Sale Date: August 29, 1995
9780679764014, 0679764011
Trade Paperback
288 pages
Series: Vintage International
20.3 cm H | 13.2 cm W | 1.5 cm T | 204.1 g Wt
  • Literary Collections / European / French 
  • Literary Collections / Essays
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER • Twenty-three political essays that focus on the victims of history, from the fallen maquis of the French Resistance to the casualties of the Cold War.

In the speech he gave upon accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus said that a writer "cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it."

Resistance, Rebellion and Death displays Camus' rigorous moral intelligence addressing issues that range from colonial warfare in Algeria to the social cancer of capital punishment. But this stirring book is above all a reflection on the problem of freedom, and, as such, belongs in the same tradition as the works that gave Camus his reputation as the conscience of our century: The StrangerThe Rebel, and The Myth of Sisyphus.

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