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The Belly of Paris - Émile Zola, Brian Nelson
The Belly of Paris
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192806338 (0192806335)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 287
Edition language: English
Series: Les Rougon-Macquart (#3)
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5.0 Emile Zola’s The Belly of Paris: Celebration of Food or Satire?
Les Halles in Paris—do you know it? Unless you’re into a bit of French history, you may not. It doesn’t exist anymore, demolished in 1969/70, its centennial year. It was a huge market, much of it housed in at least ten pavilions of glass and iron designed by Victor Baltard. Plus a big domed central ...
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4.0 The Belly of Paris
A story of a planned revolution, the setting of this novel holds the key to its magnificence. The story takes part in the newly covered mid-19th century markets of Les Halles, in Paris—the covered stalls, the cellars under the markets, the nearby shops. Zola does an amazing job describing the abunda...
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IntroductionTranslator's NoteSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Émile Zola--The Belly of ParisExplanatory Notes
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