The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

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  • Publish Date: 1991-05-07
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Albert Camus

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One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning. With lyric eloquence, Albert Camus brilliantly posits a way out of despair, reaffirming the value of personal existence, and the possibility of life lived with dignity and authenticity.

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