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Author Name:    CAMUS, Albert. THODY, Philip, ed. KENNEDY, Ellen Conroy, trans.

Title:   Lyrical and Critical Essays. First American Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968, 

Seller ID:   107987

CAMUS, Albert. Lyrical and Critical Essays. Edited and with notes by PhilipThody. Translated from the French by Ellen Conroy Kennedy. New York: Allfr ed A. Knopf, 1968. First US Printing. Pp. (8),v-x,(4),5-365,(5). 8vo, maroon cloth with pressed lettering to front cover, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: I: Lyrical Essays: 1. The Wrong Side and the Right Side (L'Envers etL'Endroit), 1937: -- Preface, 1958 -- Irony -- Between Yes and Now -- Deat h in the Soul -- Love of Life -- The Wrong Side and the Right Side. 2. Nuptuals (Noces), 1938: Nuptials at Tipasa -- The Wind at Djemilla -- Summer inAlgiers -- The Desert. 3. Summer (L'Ete), 1954: The Minotaur, or Stopping in Oran -- The Almond Trees -- Prometheus in the Underworld -- A Short Guide to Towns Without a Past -- Helen's Exile -- The Enigma -- Return to Tipasa -- The Sea Close By -- The Rains of New York. II: Critical Essays: The New Mediterranean Culture -- On Jean-Paul Sartre's 'La Nausee' -- On Sartre's'Le Mur and Other Stories' -- On Ignazio Silone's 'Bread and Wine' -- Inte lligence and the Scaffold -- Portrait of a Chosen Man -- On a 'Philosophy of Expression' by Bruce Parain -- On Jules Roy's 'La Vallee Heureuse' -- Encounters with Andre Gide -- Roger Martin du Gard -- Herman Melville -- On the Future of Tragedy -- William Faulkner: Foreword to 'Requiem for a Nun' 1957, On Faulkner, Exerpts from Three Interviews -- Rene Char -- On Jean Grenier's 'Les Iles'. III: Camus on Himself: Preface to 'The Stranger', 1956 --Letter to Roland Barthes on 'The Plague' -- Letter to P.B. -- Three Interv iews: No I am not an existentialist..., Encounter with Albert Camus, Replies to Jean-Claude Brisville. Very good in short-closed-torn (head of rear flap fold), unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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