L'assommoir

Couverture
tredition, 2012 - 440 pages
Cette oeuvre fait partie de la série TREDITION CLASSICS. La maison d'édition tredition, basée à Hambourg, a publié dans la série TREDITION CLASSICS des ouvrages anciens de plus de deux millénaires. Ils étaient pour la plupart épuisés ou unique-ment disponible chez les bouquinistes. La série est destinée à préserver la littérature et à promouvoir la culture. Avec sa série TREDITION CLASSICS, tredition à comme but de mettre à disposition des milliers de classiques de la littérature mondiale dans différentes langues et de les diffuser dans le monde entier.

Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire

Aucun commentaire n'a été trouvé aux emplacements habituels.

Autres éditions - Tout afficher

À propos de l'auteur (2012)

Zola was the spokesperson for the naturalist novel in France and the leader of a school that championed the infusion of literature with new scientific theories of human development drawn from Charles Darwin (see Vol. 5) and various social philosophers. The theoretical claims for such an approach, which are considered simplistic today, were outlined by Zola in his Le Roman Experimental (The Experimental Novel, 1880). He was the author of the series of 20 novels called The Rougon-Macquart, in which he attempted to trace scientifically the effects of heredity through five generations of the Rougon and Macquart families. Three of the outstanding volumes are L'Assommoir (1877), a study of alcoholism and the working class; Nana (1880), a story of a prostitute who is a femme fatale; and Germinal (1885), a study of a strike at a coal mine. All gave scope to Zola's gift for portraying crowds in turmoil. Today Zola's novels have been appreciated by critics for their epic scope and their visionary and mythical qualities. He continues to be immensely popular with French readers. His newspaper article "J'Accuse," written in defense of Alfred Dreyfus, launched Zola into the public limelight and made him the political conscience of his country.

Informations bibliographiques