The plague novel you need to read is by Bachmann, not Camus | Curio

The plague novel you need to read is by Bachmann, not Camus

12 mins | Aug 31, 2020

What does it mean to live in the plague — every day, across generations and without an exit strategy? Lyndsey Stonebridge, professor of humanities and human rights at the University of Birmingham, believes the essential ‘plague novel’ is not The Plague by Albert Camus but Ingeborg Bachmann’s Malina. In Psyche magazine, she explores why.

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