The Myth of Sisyphus, and Other Essays
One of the most influential works of this century, this 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 an absurd universe devoid of order or meaning. With lyric eloquence, Camus posits a way out of despair, reaffirming the value of personal existence, and the possibility of life lived with dignity and authenticity.--From publisher description.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dhut0042 - LibraryThing
Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus can be seen as a sort of prelude to his later essay "The Rebel," the former dealing with suicide and the latter dealing with murder. While giving a great deal of ... Read full review