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Emile Zola: Literature and scandal – Autumn Series of Lectures
November 12, 2015
From his depictions of sex and violence to his exposure of lies at the heart of the French political Establishment, Emile Zola shocked and scandalised his contemporaries. In this talk novelist and academic Simon Crump delves into his own lifelong fascination with Zola, and in particular his novel La Terre (This Filthy Earth) (1887). Not for the faint-hearted!