Volume 52, Issue 1
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Camus’s interest in stage adaptations and mainly the problem of evil as it is raised in Faulkner’s tempted the French writer into adapting it for the stage. The reference found in this version to Dostoïevski’s is not meant to assert a Christian faith, but on the contrary to grow away from it. Hence Camus keeps his distance with the part played by Nancy. His adaptation of the breaks away from the religious interpretations it has been submitted to, so in reality Camus moves along the same line taken by Faulkner, when he was re-writing his first version of the , as Noël Polk has shown. So Faulkner has structured a modern tragedy. The revolt against destiny finally makes it possible to compare the to , making it possible to read it in the light of


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Albert Camus; Dostoïevski; endurance; redemption; révolte; the absurd; the evil; William Faulkner
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