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The Stranger. Albert Camus. Albert Camus. November 7, 1913 – January 4, 1960 1957 Nobel Prize for literature Harsh childhood (mom illiterate, dad killed) led to his ideas Existentialist Killed by car crash in Algeria. Existentialism. French- borders on atheism

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the stranger

The Stranger

Albert Camus

albert camus
Albert Camus
  • November 7, 1913 – January 4, 1960
  • 1957 Nobel Prize for literature
  • Harsh childhood (mom illiterate, dad killed) led to his ideas
  • Existentialist
  • Killed by car crash in Algeria
existentialism
Existentialism
  • French- borders on atheism
  • Reality and life are absurd (no pattern of meaning)
  • Man defines his own existence
  • Emphasizes individuals responsibility to accept consequence of choice
setting
Setting
  • Written in France in the early 1940’s
  • Set in Algiers before WWII
characters
Characters
  • Meursault- protagonist and narrator; emotionally indifferent to others and refuses to adhere to the norms of society
  • Marie Cardona- coworker and love interest of Meursault
  • Raymond Sintes- neighbor and local, abusive pimp
  • Meursault’s mother- maman; her death begins the action of the novel
  • Thomas Perez- emotionally attached to Maman
characters continued
Characters (continued)
  • Celeste- owns café Meursault dines at frequently
  • Masson- Raymond’s friend who invites everyone to the beach house
  • Salamano- he and his mangy dog are neighbors of Meursault
  • The Arab- brother of Raymond’s mistress
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