Zola Letters

Scope and Content

Letters from Zola to his friend and collaborator Marius Roux, about Zola's writing.

Administrative / Biographical History

Emile Zola was born in Paris on 2 April 1840. He attended the College of Aix, and the Lycee Saint Louis in Paris. In 1862 he was employed by Hachette and Co, and later on the Evenement newspaper. He published many novels, short stories and essays. Zola died on 29 September 1902.

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Acquisition Information

Part of the C.K. Ogden Library purchased in 1953.