The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece

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The Masterpiece is the most autobiographical of the twenty novels in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series. Set in the 1860s and 1870s, it provides a unique insight into his career as a writer and his relationship with Cezanne, a friend since their schooldays in Aix-en-Provence. It also presents a well-documented account of the turbulent Bohemian world in which the Impressionists came to prominence despite the conservatism of the Academy and the ridicule of the general public.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192839632
  • 9780192839633
  • 827,799

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"The useful and scholarly introduction as well as the chronology will be a great help to students."--Anna Arnar, Moorhead State Universityshow more

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2,184 ratings
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5 33% (730)
4 36% (796)
3 22% (487)
2 6% (128)
1 2% (43)
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