9780520078673

The Ladies' Paradise

ISBN 10: 0520078675 / 0-520-07867-5
ISBN 13: 9780520078673
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Publication Date: 1992
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
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"Zola's 1883 novel, which chronicles the life and extravagant growth of a fictional department store, has indeed been recognized as a classic....A veritable treasure trove for deconstructionists, feminists, and other cultural critics."

Los Angeles Times

 

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Book Description: University of California Press, United States, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. Zola s prophetic celebration of unbridled commerce and consumerism, The Ladies Paradise ( Au bonheur des dames , 1883) recounts the frenzied transformations that made late nineteenth-century Paris the fashion capital of the world. The novel s capitalist hero, Octave Mouret, creates a giant department store that devours the dusty, outmoded boutiques surrounding it. Paralleling the story of commercial triumph is the love story between Mouret and the innocent Denise Baudu, who comes to work in The Ladies Paradise . She provides the crucial link between Mouret and the three essential social groups in the novel: the female clientele, the shopgirls, and the petit bourgeois shopkeepers of the neighborhood. But the store itself plays the leading role. Zola celebrates capitalism, commerce, and consumerism with a kind of prophetic optimism, calling this novel a poem of modern activity. The work s interest for readers in feminist, cultural, and social history and theory is made abundantly clear in the introduction by Kristin Ross, and the fiction is reproduced in its colorful, 1886 English translation. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780520078673

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Book Description: University of California Press, United States, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. Zola s prophetic celebration of unbridled commerce and consumerism, The Ladies Paradise ( Au bonheur des dames , 1883) recounts the frenzied transformations that made late nineteenth-century Paris the fashion capital of the world. The novel s capitalist hero, Octave Mouret, creates a giant department store that devours the dusty, outmoded boutiques surrounding it. Paralleling the story of commercial triumph is the love story between Mouret and the innocent Denise Baudu, who comes to work in The Ladies Paradise . She provides the crucial link between Mouret and the three essential social groups in the novel: the female clientele, the shopgirls, and the petit bourgeois shopkeepers of the neighborhood. But the store itself plays the leading role. Zola celebrates capitalism, commerce, and consumerism with a kind of prophetic optimism, calling this novel a poem of modern activity. The work s interest for readers in feminist, cultural, and social history and theory is made abundantly clear in the introduction by Kristin Ross, and the fiction is reproduced in its colorful, 1886 English translation. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780520078673

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Book Description: 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 137mm x 33mm x 208mm. Paperback. Zola's prophetic celebration of unbridled commerce and consumerism, The Ladies' Paradise (Au bonheur des dames, 1883) recounts the frenzied transformations that made late nineteenth-centur.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 383 pages. 0.499. Bookseller Inventory # 9780520078673

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Book Description: University of California Press, Berkerley, 1991. Book Condition: New. Language: english. Recounts the frenzied transformations that made late nineteenth-century Paris the fashion capital of the world. This novel includes a capitalist hero, Octave Mouret, who creates a giant department store that devours the dusty, outmoded boutiques surrounding it. Bookseller Inventory # 3927458

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