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The Earth

The Earth

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by Emile Zola
     
 

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Zola's classic story of an old man who, forced to divide his property among his children, is cruelly harassed by them for what little else remains. The theme, as simple yet as complex as the earth itself, hums with the intrigue of subplots carefully dovetailed into the narrative and constantly arrests the reader with fascinating insights into the motivations of the

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Zola's classic story of an old man who, forced to divide his property among his children, is cruelly harassed by them for what little else remains. The theme, as simple yet as complex as the earth itself, hums with the intrigue of subplots carefully dovetailed into the narrative and constantly arrests the reader with fascinating insights into the motivations of the characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983473824
Publisher:
The Emile Zola Society
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,230,944
Product dimensions:
0.96(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Nelson has been editor of the Australian Journal of French Studies since 2002. He is well known for his critical studies and translations of the novels of Emile Zola. These include The Cambridge Companion to Zola, Zola and the Bourgeoisie, and translations for Oxford World's Classics of The Fortune of the Rougons, The Belly of Paris, The Kill, Pot Luck, and The Ladies' Paradise. His most recent publication is The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature (CUP, 2015).

Julie Rose is an internationally renowned translator, whose many translations range from Victor Hugo's Les Mis'erables, Racine's Ph'edre and Andr'e Gortz's Letter to D to a dozen works by celebrated urbanist-architect and theorist Paul Virilio, and other leading French thinkers.

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