My Favourite Camus
“An Indo-French seminar commemorating the 100th birth anniversary
of Albert Camus (1913-1960)”
13th March 2013, 3pm
at M. L. Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Française de Delhi
The Institut Français en Inde, the Embassy of France in India and the Alliance Française de Delhi are pleased to organise an Indo-French seminar to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Albert Camus. The dialogue entitled « My favourite Camus » will bring together Indian and French intellectuals to talk of their Camus, the one who influenced them the most: writer, playwright, philosopher, journalist and citizen.
Camus, besides having an engaged and active political life, expounded a branch of thought, which is often referred as paradox of absurdity. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1957 for his important literary production which includes cult novels (L’Etranger, 1942 – La Chute, 1956 – La Peste, 1947), plays (Caligula 1938, Le Malentendu 1944), short stories (La Femme adultère, Le Renégat, Les Muets, L’Hôte, Jonas, La Pierre qui pousse), poems and essays (Le Mythe de Sisyphe, 1942 – L’Homme révolté, 1951).