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Scapegoating in ‘The Stranger’ By Albert Camus

Published Online: 27 Apr 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 12 (2021) - Issue 1 (April 2021)
Page range: 89 - 96
Received: 01 Feb 2021
Accepted: 01 Feb 2021
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2067-9785
First Published
06 Mar 2017
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3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The present paper intends to discuss the amount to which scapegoating (as understood by René Girard in ‘The Scapegoat’) can be applied to Camus’s novel ‘The Stranger’. While issues arise when we are trying to apply Girard’s definition of scapegoating to the famous novel by Camus, this paper shall try to prove that they are only apparent issues, and that the novel is a perfect illustration of Girard’s theory.

Keywords

Camus, Albert (1968). The Stranger. Bucharest: Editura pentru literatură. Search in Google Scholar

Camus, Albert (1994). The Revolted Man. Bucharest: RAO International Publishing Company. Search in Google Scholar

Girard, René (2000). The Scapegoat. Bucharest: Nemira. Search in Google Scholar

Sartre, Jean Paul (1938). La Nauseé. Paris: Gallimard. Search in Google Scholar

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