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Albert Camus and the Human Crisis (Pegasus), by Robert Emmet Meagher

Most of us know Albert Camus from The Stranger and that novel’s meaning, like Camus himself, is usually misunderstood. Humanities professor Robert Emmet Meagher taught Camus for 50 years before retiring in 2020. He was moved to write his analysis of the great French thinker-doer at a time when the glue of our social contract came undone. Meagher found comfort in Camus’ moral clarity.
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This is just a reminder that Albert Camus named his cat Cigarette, because of course he did.

After all, the writer is almost as famous for his love of Gauloises as he is for his novels—this despite, of course, his frequent bouts of tuberculosis, with which he was first diagnosed at 17, and which forced him to give up his goalkeeping career. (Ah, the absurdity!) So why wouldn’t he name his cat after his very favorite deadly accessory?
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Ruth Leon recommends – The Plague – Albert Camus

The Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia is streaming Neil Bartlett’s adaptation of the Albert Camus novel The Plague, an allegory about the rise of fascism using an epidemic that hits a certain bull’s-eye in 2021. Infection, quarantine, panic, and closed borders are invoked in this sharp adaptation of Camus’ masterful...
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