Germinal

ebook: Germinal

Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Germinal" by Émile Zola. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.


About the Author

Émile Zola (1840–1902) was a French novelist and the leading figure of the literary school of naturalism. He was also a major proponent of the theory of the experimental novel, and his approach outlined in 'Le Roman expérimental' (1880) reflects his desire to integrate scientific methods into literature. Zola's works offer an immersive dive into the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century France, shedding light on the lives of individuals across the societal spectrum, with an emphasis on the influence of environment and heredity on human behavior. His monumental 20-novel cycle, 'Les Rougon-Macquart', offers a vivid panorama of the Second French Empire, surveying the impact of social and historical forces on a single family. 'Germinal' (1885), perhaps his most famous work, lays bare the dire conditions of coal miners and has been celebrated for its unflinching realism and sympathetic portrayal of the laboring classes. Zola's writing style is characterized by detailed descriptive passages, a focus on the darker aspects of humanity, and a commitment to social change. His influence has permeated beyond literature into social reform and the development of sociological studies. Even today, Zola's novels, with their rich characterization and intricate plot structures, continue to captivate scholars and general readers alike.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 435 Pages

Filesize: 796.5 KB

ISBN: 8596547253594

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