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By: Émile Zola (1840-1902)

J'accuse…! by Émile Zola (French) J'accuse…!

J’accuse est le titre d’un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l’affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L’Aurore du 13 janvier 1898 sous forme d’une lettre ouverte au Président de la République Félix Faure. Il s’est inspiré d’un dossier fourni en 1896 par l’écrivain Bernard Lazare. (Résumé de Wikipedia) “J’accuse!” (I accuse!) was published January 13, 1898 in the maiden issue of the newspaper L’Aurore (The Dawn). It had the effect of a bomb. In the words of historian Barbara Tuchman, it was “one of the great commotions of history...

L'Assommoir by Émile Zola L'Assommoir

Émile François Zola (French pronunciation: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was an influential French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism. More than half of Zola’s novels were part of a set of twenty novels about a family under the Second Empire collectively known as Les Rougon-Macquart. L’Assommoir (1877) is the seventh novel in the series. Usually considered one of Zola’s masterpieces, the novel—a harsh and uncompromising study of alcoholism and poverty in the working-class districts of Paris—was a huge commercial success and established Zola’s fame and reputation throughout France and the world.

Therese Raquin by Émile Zola Therese Raquin

An unsatisfied wife kills her weak husband in order to carry on a sordid affair with another man. However, her selfish plans are spoiled when her husband continues to haunt her. This is often said to be Zola's first great novel.

The Flood, trans. by an unknown translator by Émile Zola The Flood, trans. by an unknown translator

A well-to-do French farm family is destroyed by a flood. The story, thrilling to the very end, is told from the point of view of the family’s 70-year-old patriarch. The story speaks of the helplessness of mankind in the face of the forces of nature.

Book cover (French) Germinal

Fresque sociale qui décrit les conditions de vie des mineurs au XIXème siècle, Germinal est le treizième roman de la série des Rougon-Macquart. Le roman retrace la vie d'Etienne Lantier, jeune mineur amoureux de Catherine Maheu, et de son combat pour une société plus juste. (résumé par Nadine) Germinal is the main book in the series "Rougon-Macquart" and describes the inhumane conditions in French mines in the 19th century.

Book cover (French) Nana
Book cover (French) Au bonheur des dames
Book cover (French) L'assommoir
Book cover English Translations Of Works Of Emile Zola
Book cover (French) Le Ventre de Paris
Book cover (French) La Bête Humaine
Book cover (French) Therese Raquin (Français)
Book cover The Fat and the Thin
Book cover (French) L'argent
Book cover (French) L'oeuvre
Book cover Four Short Stories By Emile Zola
Book cover (French) La curée
Book cover (French) La débâcle
Book cover (French) Le naturalisme au théâtre: les théories et les exemples3
Book cover (French) La Terre
Book cover The Downfall
Book cover The Fortune of the Rougons
Book cover His Masterpiece
Book cover L'Assommoir
Book cover (French) Le Docteur Pascal
Book cover (French) Le rêve
Book cover Doctor Pascal
Book cover (French) Les trois villes: Paris
Book cover (French) Les trois villes: Rome
Book cover (French) Une Page d'Amour
Book cover (French) Son Excellence Eugène Rougon
Book cover (French) Les trois villes: Lourdes
Book cover (French) La Faute De L'Abbé Mouret
Book cover Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Book cover (French) Pot-bouille
Book cover The Dream
Book cover A Love Episode
Book cover (French) La Conquete De Plassans
Book cover (French) Contes à Ninon
Book cover The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris
Book cover The Three Cities Trilogy: Lourdes
Book cover (French) Nouveaux Contes à Ninon
Book cover (Dutch) Nantas
Book cover The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome
Book cover The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris
Book cover Fruitfulness
Book cover The Fête At Coqueville 1907
Book cover (Finnish) Kertomuksia
Book cover (Finnish) Juutalaisten puolustukseksi
Book cover (Finnish) Rynnäkkö myllyä vastaan

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