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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)

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  • 02 - Chapter I, part two

02 - Chapter I, part two

Thursday 1st January 1970

Join the discussion on alcoholism and poverty in Émile Zola's L'Assommoir. Learn how naturalism influenced this literary masterpiece and its impact on society. Listen to the podcast now on alcoholfree.com.
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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)
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Alcoholism and Poverty in L'Assommoir: A Naturalistic Study by Émile Zola

L'Assommoir is a harsh and uncompromising study of alcoholism and poverty in the working-class districts of Paris.
Émile Zola's L'Assommoir (1877) is an unforgettable masterpiece that paints a gritty picture of alcoholism and poverty in working-class Paris. In this podcast episode, LibriVox brings to life the second part of Chapter I, where Gervaise struggles to make ends meet as a laundress while living with her abusive partner, Lantier. Listeners will learn about Zola's literary naturalism, the impact of L'Assommoir on society, and the toxic relationship between Gervaise and Lantier.
Join the discussion and listen to the podcast now here on alcoholfree.com.