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Camus, Albert
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(Nov 7, 1913, Mondovi, Algeria – 4 Jan, 1960, in a car accident in Petit-Villeblevin, France) was deeply involved as a journalist and resistance fighter in the conflicts of his age – the Spanish Civil War, the French resistance, the Algerian War of Independence, Soviet occupations, etc. He was honored with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. His most important works include short stories (L'envers et l'endroit, 1937; L'été, 1954; L'exile et le royaume, 1957), novels (L'étranger, 1942; La peste, 1947), plays (Caligula, 1945; Les justes, 1949), philosophical ess…

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Kodalle, Klaus-M., “Camus, Albert”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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