Leland Ryken on Albert Camus’ “The Stranger”

9780679720201_p0_v1_s260x420The Gospel Coalition has a feature called “Commending the Classics.” Leland Ryken, Professor of English at Wheaton College, introduces some great literary works to an audience outside the academy. One of those works is Albert Camus’ landmark existentialist novel, The Stranger.


  • Albert Camus,”Preface to the American Edition of The Stranger
  • Jean-Paul Sartre, “An Explication of The Stranger
  • René Girard, “Camus’s Stranger Retried”
  • The Chronicle Review: Robert Zaretsky, “The Stranger Who Resembles Us”
  • Patrick McCarthy, Camus: The Stranger (Cambridge)

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