Essays about: "Herman Melville Albert Camus Moby Dick futility absurdism human condition"

Found 1 essay containing the words Herman Melville Albert Camus Moby Dick futility absurdism human condition.

  1. 1. The Intolerableness of All Earthly Effort : of Futility and Ahab as the Absurd Hero in Melville's Moby Dick

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Sten Mittermaier; [2008]
    Keywords : Herman Melville Albert Camus Moby Dick futility absurdism human condition;

    Abstract : In 1942, Algerian writer Albert Camus published a philosophical essay called The Myth of Sisyphus along with a fictional counterpart, The Stranger, wherein he presumed the human condition to be an absurd one. This, Camus claimed, was the result of the absence of a god, and consequently of any meaning beyond life itself. READ MORE