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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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In 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.
by Jean Boase-Beier
L'assommoir is a sad story What we ...
Emile 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.
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 ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
'L'Assommoir' (18/7), a powerful but revolting study of the effects of drunkenness and idleness, the first great success of the ...
by Cyril M. Harris
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by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark
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A Dictionary of the Drama (1904)
by William Davenport Adams
Assommoir (D')- The English dramatizations of this famous work by M. Zola have been numerous. In 1879 there appeared two plays ...
by Oscar Fay Adams
The American L'Assommoir ; Who ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
is a study of sordid prostitution, coinciding significantly in date with Goncourt's Fille Elira and Zola's Ij'assommoir. In Les sosurs Tatard (1879) Huysmana shows himself still a dilettante of moral anguish, sordid wretchedness, and ...
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