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Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays
by Albert Camus
May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017

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Camus, A. (1995). Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays. Vintage.


Vintage, 1995. 288 pages.

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mclennan
p.266
chary »
(adjective) dear treasured / (adjective) ; disc...
p.251
camellia »
(noun) any of a genus (Camellia) of shrubs or t...
p.195
vainglory »
(noun) excessive or ostentatious pride especial...
p.178
mawkish »
(adjective) having an insipid often unpleasant ...
p.163
catechism »
a summary of the principles of Christian religi...
p.267
beauty has never enslaved anyone
[...] The lesson he finds in beauty, if he draw...
p.264
art is a revolt
[...] Art, in a sense, is a revolt against ever...
p.159
on realism
[...] Consequently, there is but one possible r...
p.255
kill the true artist in him
[...] The greatest renown today consists in bei...
p.222
the only indisputable human solidarity
[...] But precisely because he is not absolutel...

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Letters to a German Friend

written and published clandestinely during the Occupation of France

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Letters to a German Friend

written and published clandestinely during the Occupation of France

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67

The Unbeliever and Christians

a speech given at a Monasterary in 1948 about the responsibilities of Christianity (e.g., in the face of tyranny)

2 / 1
67

The Unbeliever and Christians

a speech given at a Monasterary in 1948 about the responsibilities of Christianity (e.g., in the face of tyranny)

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75

Why Spain?

reply to Gabriel Marcel, who criticised Camus' play State of Siege (about totalitarian tyranny) for being set in Spain and not, say, Eastern Europe. this essay is just Camus explaining all the problems he sees with Spain

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75

Why Spain?

reply to Gabriel Marcel, who criticised Camus' play State of Siege (about totalitarian tyranny) for being set in Spain and not, say, Eastern Europe. this essay is just Camus explaining all the problems he sees with Spain

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87

Bread and Freedom

speech given in 1953. about socialism and totalitarianism

2 / 2
87

Bread and Freedom

speech given in 1953. about socialism and totalitarianism

2 / 2
98

Homage to an Exile

a speech delivered in 1955 in honour of Eduardo Santos, former El Tiempo journalist who had been president of Colombia between 1938 to 1942 until he was driven out of the country by the new dictatorship

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98

Homage to an Exile

a speech delivered in 1955 in honour of Eduardo Santos, former El Tiempo journalist who had been president of Colombia between 1938 to 1942 until he was driven out of the country by the new dictatorship

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111

Preface to Algerian Reports

explaining the context behind the next few sections on the political situation in Algeria. he wanted a compromise between the two sides (the French rulers, and the Algerians who wanted to be free of all French influence, including people like Camus)

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111

Preface to Algerian Reports

explaining the context behind the next few sections on the political situation in Algeria. he wanted a compromise between the two sides (the French rulers, and the Algerians who wanted to be free of all French influence, including people like Camus)

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157

Kadar Had His Day of Fear

about the recent counter-revolution/coup in Hungary, headed by János Kádár, which Camus seems very much against

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157

Kadar Had His Day of Fear

about the recent counter-revolution/coup in Hungary, headed by János Kádár, which Camus seems very much against

2 / 2
165

Socialism of the Gallows

about totalitarianism and art and how the two cannot coexist as the latter requires freedom

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165

Socialism of the Gallows

about totalitarianism and art and how the two cannot coexist as the latter requires freedom

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173

Reflections on the Guillotine

a great essay arguing against capital punishment, primarily because of the harsh and irreversible distinction it draws between the guilty and the innocent--a distinction that none of us is really qualified to make

2 / 5
173

Reflections on the Guillotine

a great essay arguing against capital punishment, primarily because of the harsh and irreversible distinction it draws between the guilty and the innocent--a distinction that none of us is really qualified to make

2 / 5
237

The Wager of Our Generation

1957 interview about art, and inserting a work into its time, and Camus' opposition to the idea of "art for art's sake"

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237

The Wager of Our Generation

1957 interview about art, and inserting a work into its time, and Camus' opposition to the idea of "art for art's sake"

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249

Create Dangerously

a beautiful lecture given in 1957 about the (social, political) responsibilities of writers

2 / 3
249

Create Dangerously

a beautiful lecture given in 1957 about the (social, political) responsibilities of writers

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