Before Ethics: Camus's Pudeur

@article{Blanchard1997BeforeEC,
  title={Before Ethics: Camus's Pudeur},
  author={Marc Eli Blanchard},
  journal={MLN},
  year={1997},
  volume={112},
  pages={666 - 682}
}
These are now the Camus years. Politics, ideology, the Cold War and its aftermath, the debates on historicism and the plagues of Posteverything, the Nobel Prize-perhaps the kiss of death for many authors-seemed to have relegated many once famous writers, including Camus, to the back benches of twentieth century literature.2 But recently, due mostly to the publication, thirty-five years after his death, of the unfinished Le premier homme, there has been an unprecedented renewal of interest in… CONTINUE READING