Questions tagged [the-plague]

Questions about the novel 'The Plague' (French: 'La Peste', 1947) by Albert Camus. Questions about this work should be tagged with [albert-camus] and [french-literature].

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What does Albert Camus mean with “they remembered pleasure”?

In his novel The Plague, Albert Camus wrote among others: So everyone comes down into the streets, they deafen each other with talk, argue or lust after one another - and the town, under the red July ...
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Interpretation of a Camus Quote

In The Plague, Rieux, the main character of the novel, in Chapter 15, claims that I've seen too much of hospitals to relish any idea of collective punishment. What does he mean by that? How exactly ...