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Th�r�se Raquin

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ISBN-10: 0192836765

ISBN-13: 9780192836762

Edition: N/A

Authors: �mile Zola, Andrew Rothwell

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This new translation is based on the second edition of 1868, and includes the important `Preface', in which Zola defended himself against charges of immorality.
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List price: $10.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Zola was the spokesperson for the naturalist novel in France and the leader of a school that championed the infusion of literature with new scientific theories of human development drawn from Charles Darwin (see Vol. 5) and various social philosophers. The theoretical claims for such an approach, which are considered simplistic today, were outlined by Zola in his Le Roman Experimental (The Experimental Novel, 1880). He was the author of the series of 20 novels called The Rougon-Macquart, in which he attempted to trace scientifically the effects of heredity through five generations of the Rougon and Macquart families. Three of the outstanding volumes are L'Assommoir (1877), a study of…    

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Background to ThTrFse Raquin
Science and Literature Progress and Positivism
The Realistic Imagination
The Birth of Naturalism ThTrFse Raquin
Narrative and Myth Plot
Narration Character Symbol and Image
Myth Conclusion
Notes to Introduction
Bibliography
PrTface de la DeuxiFme +dition ThTrFse Raquin
Notes to Text