the myth of sisyphus Author:albert camus All of Camus's literary work rests on his philosophical essay, The Myth of Sisyphus, which, taking its title from the legend of Sisyphus, and his eternal rock-pushing, analyzes a contemporary intellectual malady, the recognition of the absurdity of human life.
This book contains Camus's major work analyzing the modern "absurd man" by examining philosophical & literary trends. Also includes five additional short essays. Originally published in the United States in 1955. Translated from the French.