Garden of Zola: Emile Zola and His Novels for English Readers :: Graham King

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Garden of Zola: Emile Zola and His Novels for English Readers :: Graham King soon to be presented for sale on the tremendousBookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Further reading list; Black & white plates; List of sources; Appendix;

From the cover: Emile Zola was one of the giants of 19th century literature. Of his vast output, sometimes described as a river of ink, a cycle of twenty novels, written with stark realism, remains as his outstanding literary monument the Rougon-Macquart.

Although he was a realist and the leading theorist of the Naturalist movement in literature, Zola was a lyrical and poetic writer. The subjects of his novels demanded an immense breadth of first-hand experience and observation of life that he did not always possess, forcing him to draw from his astonishingly fertile imagination. Thus the novelist, who had never…

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