Caligula and Cross Purpose.

First edition of Camus' Caligula and Cross Purpose

Caligula and Cross Purpose.

CAMUS, Albert.

$100.00

Item Number: 95113

New York: New Directions, 1947.

First edition of this collection of two early Camus absurdist plays. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Translated by Stuart Gilbert.

Camus' earliest thoughts on absurdism were expressed in a series of literary essays before they appeared in The Stranger in 1942. That same year, Camus published Caligula, a play in which he cast the mad Roman Emperor Caligula as a sympathetic character pursuing an absurdist logic.

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