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Published: 01 December 2018

256 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198745983

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The Dream

Émile Zola
Paul Gibbard

Oxford World's Classics

  • A major new translation of The Dream, the sixteenth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, and the first substantial critical edition.
  • Marks a departure by Zola from the realism and naturalism for which he was known, as he experiments with mysticism and fairy tale.
  • A wide-ranging introduction explains why Zola chose to experiment with new forms, drawing on his original notes and drafts for the novel.
  • Includes a chronology, bibliography, and indepth explanatory notes on topics ranging from embroidery to architecture and the lives of the saints.