His Masterpiece

Product Number: EB00676782
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781625584557
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Description

The Masterpiece is a highly fictionalized account of Zola's friendship with the painter Paul CEzanne. Zola and CEzanne grew up together in Aix-en-Provence, the model for Zola's Plassans, where Claude Lantier is born and receives his education. Like CEzanne, Claude Lantier is a revolutionary artist whose work is misunderstood by an art-going public hidebound by traditional subjects, techniques, and representations. Zola's self-portrait can be seen in the character of the novelist Pierre Sandoz.

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Author(s): Emile Zola
Series: Rougon-Macquart Cycle Series No: 14
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Jan 24, 2013

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