The Games of the Mighty
The Rebel or The Tyrant dies on the Day of Art
“The essay L’Homme révolté (The Rebel) was published in 1951, when people were afraid of the atomic bomb and the Cold War. Albert Camus regarded the essay as his most important work. His Défense de l’homme révolté (Defence of the Rebel), written later, is not so much a response to the critics of the book but rather the author holding a blunt conversation with himself. The origin of every work, according to Camus, lies in a simple and deep emotion. This does not justify the work but is indispensable in order to understand it. ” -Wolf Lepenies Read whole article here.