The Dreyfus Affair

The Dreyfus Affair

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This book is the first to provide, in English translation, the full extent of Zola's writings on the Dreyfus affair, and features the complete text of qJ'accuseq, Zola's public letter to the French authorities, a century after its first publication in 1898. It also includes impassioned qopen lettersq to leading French newspapers, interviews with Zola at his home, intimate letters to his wife and friends written during his year long exile in England, and his final articles, written when Dreyfus was close to being pardoned. The documents represent, in their polemical entirety, a classic defense of human rights and a seating denunciation of fanaticism and prejudice.I beg of you, refuse, on my behalf, to give anyone the address; tell people I do not wish to receive anyone and tell them they can write to me by giving their letters to our faithful doctor. I have had a letter from Albert ... Tell all those dear people how I am and say that I send love and kisses. Now, Italy has produced yet another assassin; really, there is a country pursued by fate.3 After a few relatively cool days, we are having bright sunny weather once again. The whole region is amazed;anbsp;...

Title:The Dreyfus Affair
Author:Emile Zola
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1998


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