Stringer, Jenny, editor. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English. Oxford University Press, 1996.
Standard Name: Zola, Émile
Used Form: Emile Zola
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Colette wrote later of the way that a free and solitary childhood and adolescence, with plenty of opportunity to develop self-awareness and without any pressure to self-expression, had shaped her mind before the compulsion to...
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She knew France and the French language well. Not only did she use France as a setting and French literature as a resource for plots, and subscribe to Rolandi 's French circulating library, but she...
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When her mother dies leaving her some money, Janet writes to her husband (who still idolises her, but looks down upon her from a mental height and explains things in the simplest possible way, with...
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Though ML was familiar with the canonical English Victorian novelists (and, less usually, with Samuel Richardson 's Sir Charles Grandison, to whose great length she alludes with approval), those writers she acknowledged as influences...
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Ziska is openly critical of the writings of Zola , while praising those of Lord Byron . It also condemns the hypocrisy and destruction of Western imperialism at the fin de siècle: We take possession...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Olive Schreiner|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Flora Shaw|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Margaret Drabble||
Imagery of postpartum fluidity, particularly lactation, characterizes the lovers' growing passion and the descriptions of female sexual desire and orgasm. The narrative alternates between a schizoid third-person dialogue
and first-person narration as Jane attempts...
Drabble, Margaret. The Waterfall. Penguin, 1971.
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Grand||
She again set her novel in her fictionalised version of Norwich, Morningquest. Of its three heroines, Angelica makes a moderately successful, though unconventional marriage to a man twenty years her senior to whom she...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
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While this novel enjoyed popular acclaim, it also attracted severe criticism. It was derided by reviewers in the Bookman, the Critic, and the Nation. The Critic reviewer ignored Gwen's final return to...
2 April 1840
Novelist Émile Zola was born in Paris, France.
Émile Zola published Thérèse Raquin, a naturalistic novel treating adultery, murder, and poetic justice.
Émile Zola published Les Rougon-Macquart in twenty volumes: La fortune des Rougon was the first, and Le docteur Pascal the last.
Émile Zola published The Experimental Novel.
By 21 February 1880
Émile Zola published Nana.
29 September 1902
Émile Zola , novelist, died at his home, Rue de Bruxelles in Paris, of carbon monoxide poisoning, which made some people suspect sabotage.