Emile Zola

ÉMILE ZOLA (1840–1902) was a French novelist, playwright and journalist, best known for the novel Germinal that, along with The Dream, is a constituent of the twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart.

He was a prominent advocate of literary naturalism and played a role in the the political liberalization of France. He is well known for his principled and courageous defence of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish army officer who was falsely accused and convicted of espionage and was the victim of institutionalized anti-Semitism. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

The Dream

The Dream

Set against a sleepy cathedral town in northern France, Emile Zola’s novel The Dream (Le Rêve, 1888)..

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