By Émile Zola
Si les contes et nouvelles de sa jeunesse frappent par leur fantaisie, les textes rassemblés dans ce quantity, parus entre 1875 et 1899, font de Zola, à l'égal d'un Maupassant, l'un des maîtres de l. a. nouvelle naturaliste, et l'un des maîtres de los angeles nouvelle tout courtroom. Tantôt librement inspirées de faits divers rapportés dans los angeles presse d'alors (L'Inondation), tantôt proches de l'étude sociale (Comment on meurt) ou de l. a. satire pittoresque - Les Coquillages de Monsieur Chabre est un petit chef-d'oeuvre d'amoralité sur le thème de l'adultère -, ces narrations donnent à voir le romancier en vacances, libéré du poids des théories, tout entier livré au plaisir d'écrire. Le résultat est souvent étonnant: explorant los angeles veine fantastique, Zola conte dans Angeline l'histoire d'une maison hantée; dans los angeles Mort d'Olivier Bécaille, ce sont ses propres obsessions qu'il dévoile, à travers l'angoissante aventure d'un homme enterré vivant... Qu'ils soient célèbres, comme L'Attaque du moulin qui figura en tête du recueil naturaliste des Soirées de Médan, ou injustement tombés dans l'oubli, ces récits constituent une lecture necessary pour tous ceux qui croient connaître l'auteur des Rougon-Macquart.
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Rather, he invites us to compare this visceral confrontation with a primeval natural world in the middle pages of the novel to the very different encounter with the natural that takes place at the beginning of the story, in the description of Professor Lidenbrock舗s scientific lectures and his work on carefully classified mineralogical samples in his study. Lab work and field work, abstract taxonomies and concrete perception, analytical distance and lived immersion, the attempt to master nature intellectually and the way in which nature always offers more marvelous panoramas than the human mind can grasp舒these are the juxtapositions upon which the novel hinges.
But arguing with the most irascible of professors was out of the question for someone of my somewhat undecided turn of mind. Just as I was cautiously retreating to my handsome room upstairs, the street door squeaked on its hinges. Large feet made the wooden staircase creak, and the master of the house rushed through the dining-room immediately to his study. 舡 I had scarcely had time to move when the professor already exclaimed in a tone of utter impatience: 舠Well! 舡 I rushed into my redoubtable master舗s study.
Even though he sometimes broke his specimens by handling them too roughly, he combined the geologist舗s genius with the mineralogist舗s keen eye. Armed with his hammer, his steel pointer, his magnetic needles, his blowpipe, and his bottle of nitric acid, he was a very powerful man. By assessing the fracture, the appearance, the hardness, the fusibility, the sonorousness, the smell, and the taste of any mineral, he was able to classify it unhesitatingly among the six hundred substances known to science today.