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Émile Zola
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Born Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola
(1840-04-02)2 April 1840
Paris, France
Died 29 September 1902(1902-09-29) (aged 62)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, playwright, journalist
Nationality French
Genre Naturalism
Notable works Les Rougon-Macquart, Thérèse Raquin, Germinal

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Manet, Edouard - Portrait of Emile Zola
Émile Zola, portrait by Edouard Manet.

Émile Zola (IPA: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a major French writer and the most important naturalist writer. He worked toward political liberalization of France.

Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902. His death from carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected to have been murder.

Works by Emile Zola

  • Contes á Ninon, (1864)
  • La Confession de Claude (1865)
  • Thérèse Raquin (1867)
  • Madeleine Férat (1868)
  • Le Roman Experimental (1880)
  • Les Rougon-Macquart
    • La Fortune des Rougon (1871)
    • La Curée (1871–72)
    • Le Ventre de Paris (1873)
    • La Conquête de Plassans (1874)
    • La Faute de l'Abbé Mouret (1875)
    • Son Excellence Eugène Rougon (1876)
    • L'Assommoir (1877)
    • Une Page d'amour (1878)
    • Nana (1880)
    • Pot-Bouille (1882)
    • Au Bonheur des Dames (1883)
    • La Joie de vivre (1884)
    • Germinal (1885)
    • L'Œuvre (1886)
    • La Terre (1887)
    • Le Rêve (1888)
    • La Bête humaine (1890)
    • L'Argent (1891)
    • La Débâcle (1892)
    • Le Docteur Pascal (1893)
  • Les Trois Villes
    • Lourdes (1894)
    • Rome (1896)
    • Paris (1898)
  • Les Quatre Evangiles
    • Fécondité (1899)
    • Travail (1901)
    • Vérité (1903, published posthumously)
    • Justice (unfinished)



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