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Zola, Émile 1840-1902

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Germinal by Émile Zola( Book )

1,396 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in 30 languages and held by 9,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Second Empire, Etienne Lantier experiences the miserable life of the coal miners in northern France and enters the struggle between capital and labor
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )

1,519 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in 38 languages and held by 8,007 WorldCat member 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. In this new translation, the fate of Nana--the Helen of Troy of the second Empire, and daughter of the laundress in L'Assommoir--is now rendered in racy, stylish English
Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola( Book )

896 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in 31 languages and held by 4,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth novel by Émile Zola about adultery, murder, and revenge
L'Assommoir by Émile Zola( Book )

850 editions published between 1873 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,106 WorldCat member 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 )

646 editions published between 1883 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 3,478 WorldCat member 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 )

473 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,354 WorldCat member 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 )

581 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,172 WorldCat member 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 kill by Émile Zola( Book )

461 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,515 WorldCat member 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
The earth = La terre by Émile Zola( Book )

406 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family greed, brutality and deceit in rural France
Restless house by Émile Zola( Book )

345 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systematically exposing the contradictions that pervade bourgeois life, Zola reveals a multitude of adulteries and betrayals, a veritable 'melting pot' of moral and sexual degeneracy. This new translation captures the robustness of Zola's language and restores the omissions of earlier abridged versions
The sin of Father Mouret by Émile Zola( Book )

418 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,107 WorldCat member 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 )

512 editions published between 1888 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member 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
Les Rougon-Macquart, histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire. Texte intégral établi by Émile Zola( Book )

363 editions published between 1806 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The fortune of the Rougons by Émile Zola( Book )

438 editions published between 1870 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Fortune des Rougon, originally published in 1871, is the first novel in Emile Zola's monumental twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. The novel is partly an origin story, with a huge cast of characters swarming around - many of whom become the central figures of later novels in the series - and partly an account of the December 1851 coup d'état which created the French Second Empire under Napoleon III as experienced in a large provincial town in southern France.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A love affair by Émile Zola( Book )

408 editions published between 1877 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
Money by Émile Zola( Book )

410 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member 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
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 WorldCat member 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 )

31 editions published between 1897 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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

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Émile Zola escritor francés

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Émile Zola französischer Schriftsteller und Journalist des 19. Jahrhunderts

Émile Zola French writer (1840-1902)

Émile Zola giornalista e scrittore francese

Émile Zola romancier, auteur dramatique, critique artistique et littéraire et journaliste français

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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

Tso-la

Tso-la 1840-1902

Zola.

Zola 1840-1902

Zolâ, È.

Zolā, E. 1840-1902

Zola, E. (Émile), 1840-1902

Zola, Eémile

Zola, Eémile Eédouard Charles Antoine

Zolâ, Èmilʹ

Zolâ Èmilʹ 1840-1902

Zola Émile

Zola, Émile 1840-1902

Zola, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine

Zola, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine 1840-1902

Zola, Émile Edouard Charls Antoine

Zola Emílio

Zola Emilio 1840-1902

Zolā, Emīls 1840-1902

Zolah, Emil

Zolah, Emil 1840-1902

Zolia, Eémil'

Zoli︠a︡, Ėmilʹ

Zoli︠a︡, Ėmilʹ 1840-1902

Zoli︠a︡, Emil,é

Zolja, Ẹmil'

Zolja, Ẹmil' 1840-1902

Zolya Emil

Zora 1840-1902

Zora, Emīru 1840-1902

Zuo, La

Zuo, La 1840-1902

Zuola

Zuola 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

Зола Э. 1840-1902

Золя Еміль 1840-1902

Золя Э

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

אמיל זולא מחבר ועיתונאי צרפתי

זאלא, אמיל 1840-1902

זאלא, עמיל

זאלא, עמיל 1840-1902

זאליא, ע.

זאליא, עמיל

זולא, אמיל

זולא, אמיל 1840־1902

זולא, עמיל

זולה, אמיל

זולה, אמיל 1840-1902

זולה, אמיל 1902־1840

זולה, אמיל אדואר שארל אנטואן

כהנוב, אלפרד

اميل زولا

إميل زولا، 1840-1902

إميل زولا كاتب فرنسي

إميل فرنسوا زولا، 1840-1902

امیل زولا

ایمل زولا

زولا، اميل

इमिले जोला

एमिल जोला

এমিল জোলা ফরাসি উপন্যাসিক (১৮৪০-১৯০২)

ਐਮਿਲ ਜ਼ੋਲਾ

எமிலி சோலா

എമിൽ സോള

အေမီး ဇိုလာ

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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

エミール・ゾラ 1840-1902

ゾラ

ゾラ, エミール

ゾラ, エミール 1840-1902

埃米尔·左拉

左拉

左拉 1840-1902

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