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  • Zola and the Physical Geography of War 

    White, Nicholas James
    Émile Zola’s account of the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune, La Débâcle (1892), provides the basis for an account of the way in which the literary language of war speaks to the physical geography of mimetic fiction as ...
  • Pascal's Modernity 

    Moriarty, Michael
    Pascal can be readily inserted into familiar characterizations of the emergence of modernity (man’s alienation from the cosmos). He himself theorized the proper relationship between innovation (legitimate in the physical ...
  • Aesthetics in Ruins: Parisian Writing, Photography and Art, 1851-1892 

    Tranca, Ioana Alexandra (2018-02-24)
    This project explores two main lines of inquiry concerning representations of ruins in Paris. I first identify a turning point in the evolution of the ruin leitmotif beyond Romanticism in its transfer into a new context: ...
  • Zola à rebours 

    White, Claire Emma (Societe Litteraire des Amis d'Emile Zola, 2017-09-01)
    Cet article s’interroge sur un fil particulier du métadiscours littéraire : la définition du naturalisme zolien comme un « idéalisme à rebours ». C’est une définition que l’on retrouve sous la plume de plusieurs critiques ...

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