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Émile Zola

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Published (first published December 31st 1992)
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Don Janssen
La vie d'Emile Zola (1840-1902), écrivain et journaliste intrépide, célèbre autant par les 20 volumes du cycle romanesque "Les Rougon-Maquart" que par son rôle héroïque pendant l'affaire Dreyfus, vaut certainement une biographie. C'est lui dont Anatale France (cité par Troyat p. 393) a dit lors de son enterrement: "Il fut un moment de la conscience humaine."
Zola, ayant passé sa jeunesse à Aix-en-Provence, monte à Paris en 1858, y a fait l'expérience de la pauvreté, jusqu'au moment où son roman
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Oct 13, 2013 Patrick rated it it was ok
La biographie est écrite dans un style clair et rythmée par les publications du maître.

Le plan est assez répétitif, ainsi pour chaque oeuvre majeure on y trouve:
- la genèse de l'oeuvre ainsi que son résumé (attention aux spoilers si vous n'avez pas lu le livre)
- la phase d'écriture, le contexte personnel
- réception par le public et correspondances.

Les chapitres sur l'affaire Dreyfus, l'article de l'Aurore le procès et l'exil sont superbement écrits, on ressent la violence inouïe qui pèse contre
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He was a french author, biographer, historian and novelist.

Troyat was born Levon Aslan Torossian in Moscow to parents of Armenian descent. His family fled Russia in anticipation of revolution. After a long exodus taking them to the Caucasus on to Crimea and later by sea to Constantinople and then Venice, the family finally settled in Paris in 1920, where young Troyat was schooled and later earned
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