Camus and the denial of death: Meursault and Caligula.


In his works, Caligula and L'Etranger, Albert Camus created two characters, Caligula and Meursault, who rejected the possibility of their mortality. They considered themselves immortal. In accordance with Freud's argument in "Our Attitude Towards Death," their unconscious denied their death. 
DOI: 10.2190/OM.69.2.e


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