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'Crânement beau tout de même': still life and Le Ventre de Paris

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This essay revisits the relationship between Zola's descriptive techniques and painting by taking a detailed look at Le Ventre de Paris, and at one particular genre of painting, still life. The argument involves dissolving the easy identification between the painter Claude Lantier and the narrator in order to reveal the presence of visions of Les Halles other than Claude's quasi-Impressionist one, to which much critical attention has been devoted. In a series of close readings of the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fs/58.2.177

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
French Studies Journal website
Volume:
58
Issue:
2
Pages:
177-187
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-2931
ISSN:
0016-1128
URN:
uuid:68e3bf06-ae86-4df8-aab8-6996354c0bb7
Local pid:
ora:3496

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