Identity and Diversity in Albert Camus’s The Stranger And Saul Bellow’s Herzog
This research paper aims to make a comparative study about identity in Albert Camus’s The Stranger (1957) and Saul Bellow’s Herzog ( 1964 ) in the light of Stuart Hall’s theory of identity. It aims at showing the positions of the two authors toward identity in the modern era. To achieve our purpose, we have used the biographies of both the authors along with summaries and the historical background of their works.After enumerating the results of our research, we will move to the most detailed part of our memoir which is the discussion section. This section is divided into three major parts .The first explores the main character in Albert Camus’s The Stranger. In fact, this part deals with the identity of Meursault and his relationship with the external world which surrounds him. However, the second part is concerned with the way in which Saul Bellow portrayed the protagonist of his novel and how was its relation with his society. And the last part deals with the main similarities between the two novels and a conclusion which sum up all the points treated in this study.
- Département d'Anglais