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"assommoir" a.k.a. "L'Assommoir": L'Assommoir is the seventh novel in Émile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. Usually considered one of Zola's masterpieces, the novel—a 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.

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Google previewIn Mortal Combat (2000)

The Conflict of Life and Death in Zola's Rougon-Macquart by Kristof Haakon Haavik

If L ' Assommoir is a labyrinth inhabited by a Minotaur (Becker 44), the still is that monster, and all the warnings of the paintings in the Louvre converge on this point.

Google previewA Critical Introduction to Translation Studies (2011)

by Jean Boase-Beier

L'assommoir is a sad story What we ...

Google previewThe Atlantic (1877)

L'Assommoir is a story of the people, of the most miscrable class in the Parisian population; the heroine is a washer-woman and the hero --in so far as there is a hero—is a roof-mender. The cheerful theme of the tale is the downward course of ...

Google previewEdmond de Goncourt and the Novel (2005)

Naturalism and Decadence by Katherine Ashley

The 1877 preface to L'Assommoir is a fine example of ...

Google previewThe Atlantic Monthly (1877)

L'Assommoir is a story of the people, of the most miserable class in the Parisian population; the heroine is a washer-woman and the hero —in so far as there is a hero—is a roof-mcnder. The cheerful theme of the tale is the downward course ...

Google previewEmile Zola: L'Assommoir (1992)

by David Baguley

One of the most remarkable facts about L'Assommoir is that Zola achieved these effects with the simplest of plots.

Google previewL'assommoir (1998)

by Émile Zola

L'Assommoir is a notoriously difficult text to translate. No translation, however faithful its rendering of the novel's gutter slang and obscenities, could possibly recreate the impact of that language on the nineteenth-century reader. Today readers ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

working- class poverty and alcoholism (1877, L'Assommoir; The Dram Shop), ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

assommoir A gallery built over a door or passage of a fortified place, from which stones and heavy objects could be hurled down on the enemy. assula In ancient Roman construction, a chip of any type of material.

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