The Myth of Sisyphus And Other Essays
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael.Xolotl - LibraryThing
Just a few points: Camus articulates well what many people think or feel, whether you accept or reject those thoughts, and he follows them to their logical end; he references existential philosophers ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trilliams - LibraryThing
One must imagine Sisyphus happy, and me hammered. Really though, reading The Myth of Sisyphus is like freebasing pure Camus philosophy. It's his great novels without the narratives, and it's a great ... Read full review