Thérèse Raquin

Emile Zola (author), George Pape (translator)
Begriploos en met rauwe verontwaardiging ontving de literaire kritiek Emile Zola's roman Thérèse Raquin toen deze in 1867 verscheen. De schrijver zou daarin slechts een lange reeks obscene taferelen hebben geschilderd.Zola zag zich hierdoor gedwongen de tweede druk van Thérèse Raquin vooraf te laten gaan door een voorwoord waarin hij zijn bedoelingen uitlegde. In dat voorwoord, opgenomen in deze n
Thérèse Raquin
Emile Zola
George Pape
Original language
Utrecht: Het Spectrum, [2008] | Other editions
199 p.
9789031501014 (paperback)

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About Emile Zola

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (, also US: , French: [emil zɔla]; 2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, journalist, playwright, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. According to major Zola scholar and biographer Henri Mitterand, "Naturalism contributes something more than realism: the attention brought to bear on the most lush and opulent aspects of people and the natural world. The realist writer reproduces the object's image impersonally, while the naturalist writer is an artist of temperament." He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in …Read more on Wikipedia


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