The Rougon Macquart Novels
by Emile Zola



On Emile Zola and the Novels

Brown, Frederick Zola: A Life. London: Macmillan, 1996
Schom, Alan Emile Zola, A Bourgeois Rebel. London: Queen Anne Press, 1987
King, Graham Garden of Zola. London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd., 1978

Hemmings, FWJ The Life and Times of Emile Zola. London: Elek Books Ltd., 1977

Vizetelly, Ernest With Zola in England. London: Chatto and Windus, 1899
Nelson, Brian Zola and the Bourgeoisie. London: Macmillan, 1983
Nelson, Brian(Ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Emile Zola. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Zola, Emile (Trans. and edited by DE Speirs) Notes from Exile Totonto: University of Toronto Press, 2003    

On Background to the Second Empire

Fisher, HAL A History of Europe vol.2. London: Fontana, 1960 (reprint of 1935 original)
Magraw, Roger France 1815-1914 The Bourgeois Century. London: Fontana, 1983
Horne, Alistair Seven Ages of Paris. London: Macmillan, 2002
West J(Ed.) The Journal of the de Goncourts London:Thomas Nelson, c.1925
Burchell S.C. Upstart Empire London: Macdonald, 1971
Guedalla, Philip The Second Empire London: Hodder and Stoughton 1922