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His Masterpiece by Émile Zola
     

His Masterpiece by Émile Zola

by Émile Zola
 
L'OEUVRE, published in 1886, is the fourteenth volume of Emile Zola's Rougon-Macquart saga. Through the life of the cursed and misunderstood painter Claude Lantier, Zola takes his readers into the world of artists. Lantier, a character reminiscent of Paul Cézanne, struggles from failure to failure. He leaves his wife Christine to indulge in a gigantic work, but

Overview

L'OEUVRE, published in 1886, is the fourteenth volume of Emile Zola's Rougon-Macquart saga. Through the life of the cursed and misunderstood painter Claude Lantier, Zola takes his readers into the world of artists. Lantier, a character reminiscent of Paul Cézanne, struggles from failure to failure. He leaves his wife Christine to indulge in a gigantic work, but leaves the canvas unfinished and commits suicide.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011915574
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
349 KB

Meet the Author

Émile François Zola (1840-1902) was an influential French writer of the naturalist school. Zola played an important role in the political and social liberalization of France; Zola proved instrumental in the Dreyfus Affair, helping to exonerate the falsely accused and convicted Alfred Dreyfus.

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