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Zola, Émile 1840-1902

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Germinal by Émile Zola( Book )
1,028 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in 28 languages and held by 8,813 libraries worldwide
Etienne Lantier, an unemployed railway worker, is a clever but uneducated man with a dangerous temper. Compelled to take a back-breaking job a Le Voreaux mine when he cannot get other work, he discovers that this fellow miners are ill, hungry and in debt, unable to feed and clothe their families. When conditions in the mining community deteriorates even further, Lantier finds himself leading a strike that could mean starvation of salvation for all
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )
1,140 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in 36 languages and held by 7,374 libraries worldwide
Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan elite, was a perfect target for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siecle moral corruption
Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola( Book )
569 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in 28 languages and held by 4,216 libraries worldwide
Nineteenth novel by Émile Zola about adultery, murder, and revenge
L'Assommoir by Émile Zola( Book )
628 editions published between 1873 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,734 libraries worldwide
The seventh novel in the Rougon-Macquart cycle, L'Assommoir (1877), is the story of a woman's struggle for happiness in working-class Paris. It was a contemporary bestseller, outraged conservative critics, and launched a passionate debate about the legitimate scope of modern literature. At the centre of the novel stands Gervaise, who starts her own laundry and for a time makes a success of it. But her husband Coupeau squanders her earnings in the Assommoir, the local drinking shop, and gradually the pair sink into poverty and squalor. L'Assommoir is the most finely crafted of Zola's novels, and this new translation captures not only the brutality but also the pathos of its characters' lives. This book is a powerful indictment of nineteenth-century social conditions, and the Introduction examines its relation to politics and art as well as its explosive effect on the literary scene
The ladies' paradise by Émile Zola( Book )
473 editions published between 1883 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,171 libraries worldwide
"Through charm, drive, and diligent effort Octave Mouret has become the director of one of the finest new department stores in Paris, Au Bonheur des Dames. Supremely aware of the power of his position, Mouret seeks to exploit the desire that his luxuriantly displayed merchandise arouses in the ladies who shop, and the aspirations of the young female assistants he employs. Charting the beginnings of the capitalist economy and bourgeois society, Zola captures in lavish detail the greedy customers and gossiping staff, and the obsession with image, fashion, and gratification that was a phenomenon of nineteenth-century French consumer society. Of all Zola's novels, this may be the one with the most relevance for our own time"--The publisher
The debacle by Émile Zola( Book )
360 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,156 libraries worldwide
"La Debacle seeks to explain why the Second Empire ended in a crushing military defeat and revolutionary violence. It focuses on ordinary soldiers, showing their bravery and suffering in the midst of circumstances they cannot control, and includes some of the most powerful descriptions Zola ever wrote. Zola skillfully integrates his narrative of events and the fictional lives of his characters to provide the finest account of this tragic chapter in the history of France."--Jacket
La Bête humaine by Émile Zola( Book )
341 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,645 libraries worldwide
A superb new translation of one of the most intense and explicit works of the nineteenth-century French master Emile Zola considered The Beast Within-also known as La Bete Humaine-to be his "most finely worked" novel. This new translation finally captures his fast- paced yet deliberately dispassionate style. Set at the end of the Second Empire, when French society seemed to be hurtling into the future like the new railways and locomotives it was building, The Beast Within is at once a tale of murder, passion, and possession and a compassionate study of individuals derailed by the burden of inherited evil. In it, Zola expresses the hope that human nature evolves through education but warns that the beast within continues to lurk beneath the veneer of technological progress. (Barnes & Noble)
The earth = La terre by Émile Zola( Book )
316 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,196 libraries worldwide
Family greed, brutality and deceit in rural France
The kill by Émile Zola( Book )
301 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
The incestuous affair of Renee Saccard and her stepson, Maxime, is set against the frenzied speculation of Renee's financier husband, Aristide, in a Paris swiftly becoming a modern metropolis and "the capital of the nineteenth century." In the end, setting and story merge in actions that leave a woman's spirit and a city's soul ravaged beyond repair
Restless house by Émile Zola( Book )
234 editions published between 1882 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,933 libraries worldwide
Pot Luck (1882) is the tenth in Zola's Rougon-Macquart cycle of twenty novels illustrating the influence of environment on characters from all levels of society. Zola's most acerbic fictional satire, the novel is set in a newly constructed apartment block in the Rue de Choiseul in Paris. Seemingly a place of prosperity and harmony, it is riddled with snobbery and hypocrisy. Privilege forms but a thin veneer of respectability between the bourgeois tenants, who live in comfortable, heated apartments, and their servants who live in cold, partitioned cubicles under the roof, and work in the building's filthy kitchens
The sin of Father Mouret by Émile Zola( Book )
266 editions published between 1875 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
The church at Les Artaud stood on a hillock above the isolated village, looking out onto desolate landscape all around. It was to this harsh and near pagan place that the Abbe Serge Mouret had come as parish priest, hoping to realize his craving for solitude and his dream of an existence of Godlike purity. Then, one day, with his uncle Doctor Pascal, he goes to visit 'the Philosopher' at Paradou where they chance to meet the sixteen-year-old Albine. Later, when the Abbe falls ill, it is to Paradou that he is brought to recover. Unwittingly, in the enchanted garden, he falls to the temptation of Albine. But when at last he awakens from his dream-like state, he is horrified, and is left to confront his transgression. In this story, the fifth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, Zola provides a damning indictment of the celibacy of the priesthood, and takes up the issue of the law of Nature versus the law of the Church. One of Zola's best works, it contains some of his most lyrical writing, in particular in the fine descriptions of the garden
The dream by Émile Zola( Book )
338 editions published between 1888 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
"However, belying its appearance as a simple fairy-tale, the work reveals many of Zola's characteristic themes, in particular the conflict between heredity and environment, between spirituality and sensuality between the powerful and the powerless. The dream of Angelique is at once reality and illusion, and this interplay provides the driving force of the novel. Above all, the novel is, as Zola himself described it, 'a poem of passion', displaying the lyrical dimension of his genius." "This translation by Michael Glencross, the first in English since that of Eliza Chase in 1893, recaptures the vigour of Zola'a original. The translator also provides an introduction that places the novel in the context of Zola's life and work as a whole."--BOOK JACKET
The fortune of the Rougons by Émile Zola( Book )
320 editions published between 1871 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
We enter the world of a fictional town of Plassans in Zola's native region of Provence and we are introduced to the eccentric heroine Adelaide Fouque, later known as Tante Dide, who becomes the common ancestor for both the Rougon and Macquart families. Her legitimate son from her short marriage to her late husband, a labourer named Rougon who worked on Dide's land, is forced to grow up alongside two illegitimate children
A love affair by Émile Zola( Book )
315 editions published between 1877 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
Pour les uns, il s'agit d'un "grand roman de la sensualité féminine, à l'époque victorienne" (Henri Mitterand, en 1989), et pour d'autres, d'une oeuvre dont la "mollesse sucrée" n'est pas digne de l'auteur, robuste naturaliste (Dominique Fernandez, en 1997). [SDM]
Money by Émile Zola( Book )
297 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
Aristide Rougon, known as Saccard, is a failed property speculator determined to make his way once more in Paris. Unscrupulous, seductive, and with unbounded ambition, he schemes and manipulates his way to power. Financial undertakings in the Middle East lead to the establishment of a powerful new bank and speculation on the stock market; Saccard meanwhile conducts his love life as energetically as he does his business, and his empire is seemingly unstoppable. Saccard, last encountered in The Kill (La Curee) in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, is a complex figure whose story intricately intertwines the worlds of politics, finance, and the press. The repercussions of his dealings on all levels of society resonate disturbingly with the financial scandals of more recent times. This is the first new translation for more than a hundred years, and the first unabridged translation in English. The edition includes a wide-ranging introduction and useful historical notes
Lourdes by Émile Zola( Book )
214 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
A novel
The belly of Paris = Le ventre de Paris by Émile Zola( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Unjustly deported to Devil's Island following Louis-Napoleon's coup-d'etat in December 1851, Florent Quenu escapes and returns to Paris. He finds the city changed beyond recognition. The old Marche des Innocents has been knocked down as part of Haussmann's grand programme of urban reconstruction to make way for Les Halles, the spectacular new food markets. Disgusted by a bourgeois society whose devotion to food is inseparable from its devotion to the Government, Florent attempts an insurrection. -- Back cover
Émile Zola by Bettina Liebowitz Knapp( Book )
19 editions published between 1897 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The life and times of Emile Zola by F. W. J Hemmings( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Controversy surrounded Zola during his life-time, and controversy has followed him ever since. No other French writer was so violently attacked by contemporaries, none had a more devoted following. This high priest of Naturalism scandalized France by the frankness of his treatment of the seamier side of human nature and electrified the whole of Europe and America by his denunciation of the military establishment of his country over the Dreyfus case. His reputation has remained in dispute ever since his mysterious death in 1902, some critics arguing his work's consistently high and original literary quality, others its undue reliance on cheap sensationalism. This biography, which at was the first in English for twenty-five years when it was first published in 1966, draws on significant material to present a full and rounded account of a life that progressed from abject poverty to powerful influence and relative affluence, an account that considerably modifies our ideas about a writer who was always a public figure but at the same time a defensively shy and secretive man. F.W.J. Hemmings delineates the social facts that lay behind Zola's great panoramic cycle of novels Les Rougon-Macquart, with its theme of corruption spreading through all levels of French society from the festering economic degradation at the bottom of the social scale
The miller's daughter by Émile Zola( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A poignant tale in which Zola highlights the futility of war and the destruction it causes. The happiness and peace of the protagonists is wrecked when Prussian soldiers enter their village. Zola has excelled himself in the in-depth portrayal of human emotions and feelings. Intensely moving!
 
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Aemilius Zola
Agrippa
Agrippa 1840-1902
Cholla
Cholla, 1840-1902
Chŏlla, Emil 1840-1902
Emil Zolya
Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola fransk forfatter og poet
Emile Zola
Émile Zola escritor francés
Émile Zola francia naturalista regényíró, műkritikus
Émile Zola francuski pisarz
Émile Zola Frans schrijver
Émile Zola französischer Schriftsteller und Journalist des 19. Jahrhunderts
Émile Zola French writer (1840-1902)
Émile Zola giornalista e scrittore francese
Émile Zola romancier francez
Émile Zola skrivagner gallek
Emilisōlā
Emilisōlā, 1840-1902
Emīls Zolā
Jolla
Jolla, 1840-1902
Raquin, Th.
Solā, E., 1840-1902
Sōlā, Emili
Sōlā, Emili, 1840-1902
Solā, Emils, 1840-1902
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Tso-la, 1840-1902
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Zola, E. (Émile), 1840-1902
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Zola, Eémile Eédouard Charles Antoine
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Zola, Emile 1840-1902
Zola, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine
Zola, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine 1840-1902
Zola, Émile Edouard Charls Antoine
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Zola Emilio 1840-1902
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Zolah, Emil
Zolah, Emil, 1840-1902
Zolia, Eémil'
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Zoli︠a︡, Ėmilʹ, 1840-1902
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Εμίλ Ζολά
Ζολά Εμίλ 1840-1902
Емил Зола
Еміль Золя французький романіст, критик та політичний активіст
Зола Емил 1840-1902
Зола Э. 1840-1902
Золя Еміль 1840-1902
Золя Э. 1840-1902
Золя, Эмиль
Золя Эмиль 1840-1902
эмиль золя
Эмиль Золя французский писатель, публицист и политический деятель.
Эміль Заля
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אמיל זולא מחבר ועיתונאי צרפתי
זאלא, אמיל, 1840-1902
זאלא, עמיל
זאלא, עמיל, 1840-1902
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זאליא, עמיל
זולא, אמיל
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זולא, עמיל
זולה, אמיל
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זולה, אמיל אדואר שארל אנטואן
כהנוב, אלפרד.
اميل زولا
إميل زولا، 1840-1902
إميل زولا كاتب فرنسي
امیل زولا
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زولا، أميل
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에밀 졸라
조라, 에밀 1840-1902
졸라 1840-1902
졸라, E. 1840-1902
졸라, 에밀
졸라, 에밀 1840-1902
エミール・ゾラ
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ゾラ, エミール
ゾラ, エミール 1840-1902
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