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Albert Camus

Novelist, Playwright (7-Nov-1913 — 4-Jan-1960)


Richard H. Akeroyd. The Spiritual Quest of Albert Camus. Portals Press. 1976. 126pp.

Ronald Aronson. Camus and Sartre: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel that Ended It. University of Chicago Press. 2004.

Michelle Beauclair. Albert Camus, Marguerite Duras, and the Legacy of Mourning. Peter Lang. 1998. 137pp.

Lev Braun. Witness of Decline: Albert Camus, Moralist of the Absurd. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1974. 283pp.

Germaine Brée. Camus. Rutgers University Press. 1959.

Germaine Brée. Camus: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1962. 182pp.

Germaine Brée. Camus & Sartre: Crisis & Commitment. London: Calder & Boyars. 1974. 287pp.

Jean-Claude Brisville. Camus. Paris: Gallimard. 1961. 297pp.

Stephen Eric Bronner. Camus: Portrait of a Moralist. University of Minnesota Press. 1999.

Keith W. Hansen. Tragic Lucidity: Discourse of Recuperation in Unamuno and Camus. Peter Lang. 1993. 187pp.

Herbert R. Lottman. Albert Camus: A Biography. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1979. 753pp.

Albert Maquet. Albert Camus ou L'invincible Été. Paris: Nouvelles Éditions Debresse. 1955. 128pp.

Albert Maquet. Translated by Herma Briffault. Albert Camus: The Invincible Summer. New York: George Braziller. 1958. 224pp.

Patrick McCarthy. Camus: A Critical Study of His Life and Work. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1982. 346pp.

Howard Mumma. Albert Camus and the Minister. Paraclete Press. 2005. Regarding Mumma's dialogues with Camus in the 1950s. Mumma is a Methodist minister.

Conor Cruise O'Brien. Camus. London: Fontana/Collins. 1970. 94pp.

Emmett Parker. Albert Camus: The Artist in the Arena. University of Wisconsin Press. 1966.

Carol Peterson. Albert Camus. New York: Frederick Ungar. 1969.

Roger Quillot. Translated by Emmett Parker. The Sea and Prisons: A Commentary on the Life and Works of Albert Camus. University of Alabama Press. 1970. 280pp.

Phillip H. Rhein. Albert Camus. Twayne. 1989. 144pp.

Anthony Rizzuto. Camus: Love and Sexuality. University Press of Florida. 1998. 171pp.

Robert F. Roeming (editor). Camus: A Bibliography. University of Wisconsin Press. 1968. 298pp.

Philip Thody. Albert Camus: 1913-1960. New York: Macmillan. 1962. 242pp.

Olivier Todd. Translated by Benjamin Ivry (from French). Albert Camus: A Life. London: Chatto and Windus. 1997.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.121)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.117)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.255)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.71)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.43)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.163)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.165)

  15. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.125-26)

  16. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.195)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.87)

  18. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.25-27)

  19. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.127-30)

  20. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.108-09)

  21. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.81)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.40)

  23. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.103)

  24. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.28)

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