Translation: The Assommoir by Emile Zola

Brian Nelson (Translator)

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A new translation of this classic novel by Brian Nelson, the formidable translator of many Zola editions for Oxford World's Classics including The Fortune of the Rougons, The Ladies' Paradise, His Excellency Eugène Rougon, The Belly of Paris, and The Kill
Achieves the challenging task of rendering Zola's slang into contemporary English
Includes an up-to-date bibliography, chronology of the author, and helpful explanatory notes
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford UK
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages480
ISBN (Print)9780198828563
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameOxford World's Classics
PublisherOxford University Press

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