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Émile Zola (novelist)

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Who is Émile Zola?

Émile Zola: Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French writer, the most well-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. 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 the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

  • also known as Emile Zola, Emile Francois Zola, Émile Zola, Zola, Émile-Édouard Charles-Antoine Zola, Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola, Émile-Édouard-Charles-Antoine Zola
  • born on (175 years ago) in Paris, child of Émilie Aurélie Aubert and François Zola
  • nationality: France
  • religion: Atheism
  • education: Lycée Saint-Louis
  • profession: Journalist, novelist, playwright, writer, screenwriter
  • Marriage with Alexandrine Zola between and (32 years and 4 months)
  • parent of
  • died on (112 years ago) in Paris of carbon monoxide poisoning, asphyxia
  • buried in Panthéon
  • written works: "La Terre", "La Bête humaine", "La Faute de l'Abbé Mouret", "Thérèse Raquin", "L'Argent", "La Conquête de Plassans", "La Débâcle", "La Curée", "Au Bonheur des Dames", "Son Excellence Eugène Rougon", "Germinal", "Le Ventre de Paris", "Nana", "L'Œuvre", "La Joie de vivre", "Une Page d'amour", "Le Rêve", "Pot-Bouille", "Doctor Pascal", "J'accuse", "The Dreyfus Affair: "J`Accuse" and Other Writings", "L'Assommoir", "Contes a Ninon", "Les Mystères de Marseille", "Rome", "Easy Readers - French - Level 3", "Les Rougon-Macquart", "Lourdes", "Paris", "L'Inondation", "The honour of the army and other stories", "The attack on the mill and other sketches of war", "Travail", "The Fortune of the Rougons"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature

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