"Camus's book is one of the extremely few that express the contemporary hour...yet profoundly transcend it." -- New Republic
Original Language: French
Not a book but a testament. Herbert Read: "With the publication of this book a cloud that has oppressed the European mind for more than a century begins to lift. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chester Vaughan Jr.
Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French author, journalist, and philosopher, who won the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature for his novels such as The Stranger, The Plague, The Fall,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steven H Propp
Camus' magnum opus, but with a bit of flaw at the end.
Much of what he says about rebeldom is true, and his description of many atheists as **needing** at least the idea... Read more
The Rebel is Albert Camus's response to the idea that European leftists are obligated to follow the lead of the Soviet Union under Stalin. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Steven Davis
I feel like The Rebel turned out more academic than Camus originally had in mind. But The Rebel is also an important part of literary culture that self-consciously transcended the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by lbj is dead
Reading Albert Camus"The Rebel" is simply an intellectual thrill that will intrigue to think more of all the revolutions taking place now in the Middle East.Published 16 months ago by Eman Assa'd