Almighty! ... Incomparable ... Straight out of Babylon!'
Boulevard society is presented with painstaking attention to detail, and Zola's documentation of the contemporary theatrical scene comes directly from his own experience - it was his own failure as a playwright which sent him back to novel-writing and Nana itself.
This new translation is an accurate and stylish rendering of Zola's original, which was first published in 1880.
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- Paperback | 464 pages
- 129 x 195 x 21mm | 322g
- 28 Sep 2009
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
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Timothy Unwin, University of Western Australia, MLR, 89./2, 1994
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