Caligula reveals some aspects of the existential notion of 'the absurd' by portraying an emperor so mighty and so desperate in his search for freedom that he inevitably destroys gods, men and himself. The dramatic impetus of Cross Purpose, however, comes from the tension between consent to and refusal of man's absurdity; it is the tragedy of a man who returns home to his mother and sister withou..
'To create today is to create dangerously'
Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those who cannot in this powerful speech, accompanied here by two others
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Jean-Baptiste Clamence e un suflet ghinuit. Romanul e portretul stralucit al unui om care a descoperit goliciunea existentei lui. DIncolo de povestea lui, Camus expune conditia umana universala si absurditatea ei, dar si inocenta noastra care, odata pierduta, nu mai poate fi recuperata. 'The most perfect of his meditations on human isolation and bewilderment before an enigmatic universe' (Guardi..