Tag: Literature

  • ‘The Literature of the Absurd’: Sci-Fi’s Beckett

    “The Literature of the Absurd” is a reflection on prominent authors in the Absurdist tradition — Beckett, Camus and beyond — and the ways in which their writings can intertwine with life in sometimes surprising ways. Spence Olham stands at the edge of a crater in the woods, surrounded by men with guns who tell…

  • ‘The Literature of the Absurd’: Meursault

    “The Literature of the Absurd” is a reflection on prominent authors in the Absurdist tradition — Beckett, Camus and beyond — and the ways in which their writings can intertwine with life in sometimes surprising ways. My parents got the name “Doran” from a big book of baby names with storks carrying babies and kittens…