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  • Paperback
  • 147 pages
  • The Fall
  • Albert Camus
  • English
  • 11 August 2019
  • 0679720227

10 thoughts on “The Fall

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    I ran into my friend Dan at the club last week, and he was drunk So we talked Camus We didn t discuss Camus s theories, or the fact that he avoided riding in cars and then DIED IN A CAR CRASH We just talked about Camus in relation to Dan s life and in relation to mine The only really interesting thing about anything to me is how it affects me That s the honest truth Dan and I agreed that an interest in Existentialism is kind of a stage in your life like when you liked Pearl Jam or lived I ran into my friend Dan at the club last week, and he was drunk So we talked Camus We didn t discuss Camu...


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    One plays at being immortal and after a few weeks one doesn t even know whether or not one can hang on till the next day Albert Camus, The Fall A single sentence will suffice for modern man he fornicated and read the newspapers So pronounces Jean Baptiste Clamence, narrator of Albert Camus s short novel during the first evening of a monologue he delivers to a stranger over drinks at a shabby Amsterdam watering hole Then, during the course of several evenings, the narrator continues his m One plays at being immortal and after a few weeks one doesn t even know whether or not one can hang on till the next day Albert Camus, The Fall A single sentence will suffice for modern man he fornicated and read the newspapers So pronounces Jean Baptiste Clamence, narrator of Albert Camus s short novel during the first evening of a monologue he delivers to a stranger over drinks at a shabby Amsterdam watering hole Then, during the course of s...


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    The Anti ChristWhy does the Judge penitent address you directly, as if he has found a kindred soul in you In this world responsibility is infinite and that is why The Fall is inevitable even for a Christ But back then Christ made a mistake he saw was the nausea of the world, he saw was the complete guilt of each man and his own and he decided to redeem man himself by setting a supreme example He sacrificed himself because he found himself guilty It was only an example, a call to a The Anti ChristWhy does the Judge penitent address you directly, as if he has found a kindred soul in you In this world responsibility is infinite and that is why The Fall is inevitable even for a Christ But back then Christ made a mistake he saw was the nausea of the world, he saw was the complete guilt of each man and his own and he decided to redeem man himself by setting a supreme example He sacrificed himself because he found himself guilty It was only an example, a call to action to make men recognize and alter th...


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    you know this person, we all know this person, this particular kind of person a real do gooder, a person of the people, doling out the goodwill and the spare change and the spare arm to help that blind person across the street you know the satisfaction they get from looking humble, acting humble, being anything but humble at the heart of them reveling in their goodness reveling in their superiority selflessness disguising selfishness this person loves em and leaves em too, except love you know this person, we all know this person, this particular kind of person a real do gooder, a person of the people, doling out the goodwill and the spare change and the spare arm to help that blind person across the street you know the satisfaction they get from looking humble, acting humble, being anything but humble at the heart of them reveling in their goodness reveling in their superiority selflessness disguising selfish...


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    I used to be, as they say, a person of some consequence, but now I spend most of my time on Goodreads What Oh, I worked for an American organization which provided experts for hire At significantly elevated rates, it goes without saying Reliable expertise carries a high market value, that was our business model Let me tell you about one job I performed A Spanish government agency wished to discontinue funding of a software project, why I don t know Some internal feud, perhaps They requir I used to...


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    La Chute The Fall, Albert CamusThe Fall French La Chute is a philosophical novel by Albert Camus First published in 1956, it is his last complete work of fiction Set in Amsterdam, The Fall consists of a series of dramatic monologues by the self proclaimed judge penitent Jean Baptiste Clamence, as he reflects upon his life to a stranger In what amounts to a confession, Clamence tells of his success as a wealthy Parisian defense lawyer who was highly respected by his colleagues his cris La Chute The Fall, Albert CamusThe Fall French La Chute is a philosophical novel by A...


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    Do you want to have the very foundations on the basis of which your whole outlook towards life has been shaped, questioned Do you want to see the lines between so called good and evil, right and wrong, the moral and immoral blurred to the extent you could not distinguish one from the other Do you want to erase that cherished and precious point of reference, against which you have compared, weighed all your actions, thoughts and feelings so far If the answer to the a...


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    The FallAlbert CamusI saw only superiority on myself, which explained my benevolence and peace of mind You are sitting in a bar in Amsterdam the Mexico City just after world war, when you chance an encounter with a ordinary being, a simple man popping up on the stage of your life Jean Baptiste Clamence comes across to you an ordinary citizen who tells you he used to be a lawyer but he s now a judge penitent A strange kind of emotion provoked in your consciousness due to the announcement a The FallAlbert CamusI saw only superiority on myself, which explained my benevolence and peace of mind You are sitting in a bar in Amsterdam the Mexico City just after world war, when you chance an encounter with a ordinary being, a simple man popping up on the stage of your...


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The Fall Jean Baptiste Clamence, A Successful Parisian Barrister, Has Come To Recognize The Deep Seated Hypocrisy Of His Existence His Epigrammatic And, Above All, Discomforting Monologue Gradually Saps, Then Undermines, The Reader S Own Complacency.


About the Author: Albert Camus

Albert Camus 1913 1960 was a representative of non metropolitan French literature His origin in Algeria and his experiences there in the thirties were dominating influences in his thought and work Of semi proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university care Albert Camus 1913 1960 was a representative of non metropolitan French literature His origin in Algeria and his experiences there in the thirties were dominating influences in his thought and work Of semi proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university career in that field , he came to France at the age of twenty five The man and the times met Camus joined the resistance movement during the occupation and after the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat But his journalistic activities had been chiefly a response to the demands of the time in 1947 Camus retired from political journalism and, besides writing his fiction and essays, was very active in the theatre as producer and playwright e.g., Caligula, 1944 He also adapted plays by Calderon, Lope de Vega, Dino Buzzati, and Faulkner s Requiem for a Nun His love for the theatre may be traced back to his membership in L Equipe, an Algerian theatre group, whose collective creation R volte dans les Asturies 1934 was banned for political reasons.The essay Le Mythe de Sisyphe The Myth of Sisyphus , 1942, expounds Camus s notion of the absurd and of its acceptance with the total absence of hope, which has nothing to do with despair, a continual refusal, which must not be confused with renouncement and a conscious dissatisfaction Meursault, central character of L tranger The Stranger , 1942, illustrates much of this essay man as the nauseated victim of the absurd orthodoxy of habit, later when the young killer faces execution tempted by despair, hope, and salvation Dr Rieux of La Peste The Plague , 1947, who tirelessly attends the plague stricken citizens of Oran, enacts the revolt against a world of the absurd and of injustice, and confirms Camus s words We refuse to despair of mankind Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them Other well known works of Camus are La Chute The Fall , 1956, and L Exil et le royaume Exile and the Kingdom , 1957 His austere search for moral order found its aesthetic correlative in the classicism of his art He was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality