[ey-meel] /eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA), 1840–1902, French novelist.
Okay, not everything in this book meets the standards of realism as practiced by Balzac and Zola.
What are the Best Novels on Music? Ted Gioia October 18, 2013
Books of the Zola type, but without their literary excellence, are legion.
The Minute Man of the Frontier W. G. Puddefoot
Zola he swore by, though Anatole France was a prime favourite.
The Mutiny of the Elsinore Jack London
You are not to suppose that in this last sentiment I have strengthened Zola’s expressions.
The English Novel Sidney Lanier
She saw it as the genius of Vasili Vereshchagin and mile Zola had seen it.
The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
Zola and Ibsen could not, of course, be confined to mere reaction against taboo.
Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux
“My little daughter Zola B. can spell everything,” said Maverick.
How Doth the Simple Spelling Bee Owen Wister
But in this matter of forbidden subjects Zola is regarded by the present generation as a trifle old-fashioned.
Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
The Aino’s imagination is as prurient as that of any Zola, and far more outspoken.
Aino Folk-Tales Basil Hall Chamberlain
There can be little doubt that Zola’s best work was expended on the Rougon-Macquart series.
A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
Émile (emil). 1840–1902, French novelist and critic; chief exponent of naturalism. In Les Rougon-Macquart (1871–93), a cycle of 20 novels, he explains the behaviour of his characters in terms of their heredity: it includes L’Assommoir (1877), Nana (1880), Germinal (1885), and La Terre (1887). He is also noted for his defence of Dreyfus in his pamphlet J’accuse (1898)
- Zola technologies
zola technologies company Producers of the Z simulation language. (1994-11-30)
- Zollinger-ellison syndrome
a condition in which a gastrin-secreting tumor of the pancreas or small intestine causes excessive secretion of gastric juice, leading to intractable peptic ulcers. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Zol·lin·ger-El·li·son syndrome (zŏl’ĭn-jər-ěl’ĭ-sən) n. Peptic ulceration together with gastric hypersecretion and non-beta cell tumor of the pancreatic islets; it is sometimes associated with familial polyendocrine adenomatosis.
- Zollner illusion
a spatial illusion in which parallel lines intersected by short oblique lines are perceived as converging or diverging.
(in the 19th century) a union of German states for the maintenance of a uniform tariff on imports from other countries, and of free trading among themselves. any similar union or arrangement between a number of states; customs union. Historical Examples The Zollverein was the only really German action to which she can point. The […]