MCS modlangs

August 24, 2009

le mythe de Sisyphe

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 3:56 pm


“L’absurde naît de la confrontation de l’appel humain avec le silence déraisonnable du monde.”
Albert Camus, in Le Mythe de Sisyphe  English translation

And here is Robert Solomon making links between Le mythe de Sisyphe and L’Etranger

part 1

part 2

part 3


August 20, 2009

waiting for godot

Filed under: ABM — mcsmodlangs @ 11:35 pm


For afficionados of the Theatre of the Absurd: here is a link to one of the best productions of Beckett’s en attendant godot in English:

Lucky’s speech is highly recommended: wouldn’t you just love to deliver this one ?

… and the Wikipedia entry to give you some different angles on the play:

August 16, 2009

Camus links for U6 French

Filed under: Uncategorized — mcsmodlangs @ 11:19 am


Watch the following  (lecture part 1) (part 2) (part 3) (part 4) (excerpt from film in English) (the first of 17 readings of L’Etranger by Camus himself for French radio)


Jacques Brel

Filed under: Uncategorized — mcsmodlangs @ 11:09 am


Ne me quitte pas

– lyrics available on info box.

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