TITLE

THE 'AFRICAN PAGES' OF ZOLA'S FÉCONDITÉ: TESTIMONY TO COLONIAL POLITICS AND ATTITUDES ABOUT RACE DURING THE FRENCH THIRD REPUBLIC

AUTHOR(S)
Mayer-Robin, Carmen K.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Romance Notes;Fall2006, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses French novelist Emile Zola's novel "Fécondité." The author focuses on depictions of race and colonialism during the Third Republic in France. The author states that the novel falls within the genre of utopia literature, yet themes of nationalism inspired by the French Revolution contrast with its idealism.
ACCESSION #
30103935

 

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