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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.

Émile Zola
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BornÉmile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola
(1840-04-02)2 April 1840
Paris, France
Died29 September 1902(1902-09-29) (aged 62)
Paris, France
OccupationNovelist, playwright, journalist
NationalityFrench
GenreNaturalism
Notable worksLes Rougon-Macquart, Thérèse Raquin, Germinal

Signature
Émile Zola, portrait by Edouard Manet.

Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.[1][2] His death from carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected to have been murder.

Works by Emile ZolaEdit

  • 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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nomination Database - Literature - 1901". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  2. "Nomination Database - Literature - 1902". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2014-02-07.

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