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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 ...
The 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 ...
Naturalism and Decadence by Katherine Ashley
The 1877 preface to L'Assommoir is a fine example of ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
working- class poverty and alcoholism (1877, L'Assommoir; The Dram Shop), ...
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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