Chapter 3. Life

  1. David Sherman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch3

Camus

Camus

How to Cite

Sherman, D. (2008) Life, in Camus, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159302

Online ISBN: 9781444303278

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Keywords:

  • From Mersault (A Happy Death) to Meursault (The Stranger);
  • A Happy Death - begins with a rather strange murder;
  • A Happy Death, titled “Conscious Death”;
  • Meursault - outsider or stranger;
  • Meursault's “selflessness”;
  • Meursault's “bad faith”;
  • Meursault's rebirth and death;
  • From Meursault to Caligula;
  • Patrice Mersault and Meursault - self-deceptively believing transcendence can be found in (abstract) “life”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Mersault (A Happy Death) to Meursault (The Stranger)

  • Meursault: Outsider or Stranger?

  • Meursault's “Selflessness”

  • Meursault's “Bad Faith”

  • Meursault's Rebirth and Death

  • From Meursault to Caligula

  • notes

  • further reading