La Bête humaine (Les Rougon-Macquart, #17)

La Bête humaine (Les Rougon-Macquart, #17) Un M Canicien De Locomotive, Tourment Par Une Lourde H R Dit , Et Qui Ne S Entend Vraiment Qu Avec Sa Machine Une Femme Qui Semble N E Pour Faire Le Malheur De Tous Les Hommes Qui L Approchent Un Juge P Tri De Pr Jug S, Pr T Renier La Justice Au Profit De L Int R T Social Ou Politique Tels Sont Les Personnages De Ce Drame, Un Des Plus Sombres Qu Ait Imagin S Le Romancier Des Rougon Macquart.Vivante Et Pr Cise Comme Un Reportage, Puissante Comme Une Pop E, Son Vocation Du Monde Des Chemins De Fer Au Moment De Leur Ge D Or Va De Pair Avec La Vision D Une Humanit En Proie Ses D Mons H R Ditaires Et Sociaux L Alcoolisme, La Mis Re Et Chez Qui La Jalousie Et La Convoitise Charnelle Portent Le Meurtre Comme La Nu E Porte L Orage.Chez Zola, Les Choses Surgissent Gales Dans Leur R Alit Et Se Refl Tent, Largies, Jamais D Form Es, R Pugnantes Ou S Dui Santes, Laides Ou Belles Indiff Remment, Dans Ce Miroir De V Rit , Grossissant, Mais Toujours Fid Le Et Probe, Que L Crivain Porte En Lui.Maupassant, Choses Et Autres.Pr Face, Commentaires Et Notes De Gis Le S Ginger. After well over a century, Emile Zola still retains the power to absorb readers with his Les Rougon Macquart series of novels This, regarded as one of his finest achievements is a tale full of rage that studies the dark haunting impressionistic nature of man s slow corruption by jealousy Set against the backdrop of the industrial revolution, the story is set in the world of the railways A lot of
Fail After spending 3 hours trying to decipher if the story was meant to be that misogynic or if it was only the sad expression of the 19th Century, I decided that I did not care whatsoever My diminished reading time is way too precious to be spent hating every male character in there while being annoyed by the way women are portrayed DNF as soon as I felt like I was supposed to feel sorry for that abusive jerk Not happening Zola relies way too much on telling rather than showing to pull th Fail After spending 3 hours trying to decipher if the story was meant to be that misog
Could you kill someone Shush now That s a rhetorical question Think the answer to yourself in your head We don t want to hand over compromising evidence to the prosecution in your inevitable criminal trial Now I m not asking you if you could kill in self defense or to protect your loved ones from harm because those cases are ethically cut and dried and very boring I m asking if you think you are capable of ending someone s life for pettier reasons jealousy, revenge, or just good old fas Could you kill someone Shush now That s a rhetorical question Think the answer to yourself in your head We don t want to hand over compromising evidence to the prosecution in your inevitable criminal trial Now I m not asking you if you could kill in self defense or to protect your loved ones from harm because those cases are ethically cut and dried and very boring I m asking if you think you are capable of ending someone s life for pettier reasons jealousy, revenge, or just good old fashioned unclassified hatred Before you don your barrister s wig and get all indignant about it, I want you to remember that the question is whether you could, not whether you would We don
I am convinced that if mile Zola had been alive and at work in the second half of the 20th Century, he would be known today as one of the greatest modern screenwriters France ever produced Zola s novel La B te Humaine, along with being a piercing analysis of violent proclivities and their influence on male female sexual dynamics, has a rocket speed plot leaving you tight shouldered, gasping, and bug eyed from its very first chapter Despite a lull near the middle of the book which is necessary I am convinced that if mile Zola had been alive and at work in the second half of the 20th Century, he would be known today as one of the greatest modern screenwriters France ever produced Zola s novel La B te Humaine, along with being a piercing analysis of violent proclivities and their influence on male female sexual dynamics, has a rocket speed plot leaving you tight shouldered, gasping, and bug eyed from its very first chapter Despite a lull near the middle of the book which is necessary for both character development and the strategic planting of later plot points, the motor on this beast of a novel, deceptively yet appropriately framed by the in
IntroductionNote on the TranslationSelect BibliographyChronology La B te Humaine Explanatory Notes Nice to be back in the Zolan bosom multiple histrionic murderers, meticulous locomotive nous, and a splash of hopeless determinism The seventeenth novel in the Rougon Macquart series features some of Zola s most breathtaking descriptions of bleak rural backwaters, trains in their brutal firebreathing phallic infancy, hopeless provincials devising schemes to escape their predetermined lives of hate and misery, implausible gruesome murders committed by almost every character, and humorous courtr Nice to be back in the Zolan bosom multiple histrionic murderers, meticulous locomotive nous, and a splash of hopeless determinism The seventeenth novel in the Rougon Macquart seri
mile Zola fazia parte da minha lista de leituras h muitos anos, mas s em 2014 li o primeiro deles Nan A partir da todos os que li me pareceram melhores, todos se tornaram inesquec veis, e A Besta Humana , sem d vida, o melhor de todos eles.E no entanto, uma hist ria tenebrosa t o crua, t o brutal, t o avassaladora um livro que nunca mais se esquece, que choca por revelar o Ser humano nas suas piores vertentes.Aqui n o h inocentes, todos s o culpados da inveja, da gan ncia, do ci mile Zola fazia parte da minha lista de leituras h muitos anos, mas s em 2014 li o primeiro deles Nan A partir da todos os que li me pareceram melhores, todos se tornaram inesquec veis, e A Besta Humana , sem d vida, o melhor de todos eles.E no entanto, uma hist ria tenebrosa t o crua, t o brutal, t o avassaladora um livro que nunca mais se esquece, que choca por revelar o Ser humano nas suas piores vertentes.Aqui n o h inocentes, todos s o culpados da inveja, da gan ncia, do ci me, da trai o, todos s o v timas de si pr prios, ou, segundo o racioc nio do autor, v timas da sua heran a gen tica Zola acreditava que o factor heredit rio determinava a personalidade e o comportamento do ser humano, seria in til tentar contrariar esse destino.Se em Germinal fiquei sensibilizada com a humanidade que atribuiu aos cavalos, aqui aconteceu o mesmo com os comboios Atrevo me a dizer que as m quinas foram t o humanamente caracterizadas que sofremos
Da mesi, lesinando sugli scrupoli dell educazione e sulle idee di umanit lentamente acquisite e trasmesse, non era riuscito ad aspettare quell uomo e in dispregio del proprio interesse era stato trascinato dalla violenza ereditaria, da quel bisogno di uccidere che nelle primitive foreste gettava la bestia contro la bestia Si uccide forse ragionando Si uccide solo sotto l impulso del sangue e dei nervi, un avanzo delle antiche lotte, la necessit di vivere e la gioia di essere forteLaDa mesi, lesinando sugli scrupoli dell educazione e sulle idee di umanit lentamente acquisite e trasmesse, non era riuscito ad aspettare quell uomo e in dispregio del proprio interesse era stato trascinato dalla violenza ereditaria, da quel bisogno di uccidere che nelle primitive foreste gettava la bestia contro la bestia Si uccide forse ragionando Si uccide solo sotto l impulso del sangue e dei nervi, un avanzo delle antiche lotte, la necessit di vivere e la gioia di essere forteLa bestia umana il diciassettesimo romanzo appartenente al ciclo dei Rougon Macquart, il progetto letterario in cui Zola, nell arco di venti romanzi, esplora con occhio scientifico le vicende di due famiglie di diversa estrazione che si trovano a condividere il medesimo albero genealogico La tesi di fondo quella del determinismo di cui Zola capostipite e che crede in una Letteratura assolut
De um cl ssico toda a releitura uma leitura de descoberta igual primeira Italo CalvinoLi A Besta Humana quando tinha vinte e poucos anos e apaixonei me por Em lio Zola Na altura, li tudo o que encontrei dele anos depois comprei mais alguns livros mas, n o sei porqu , n o os li Sempre que apanhava algum potencial leitor a jeito impingia lhe A Besta Humana, que foi t o lido que o meu primeiro exemplar est que parece um baralho de cartas entretanto j comprei mais dois Agora, voltei a De um cl ssico toda a releitura uma leitura de descoberta igual primeira Italo CalvinoLi A Besta Humana quando tinha vinte e poucos anos e apaixonei me por Em lio Zola Na altura, li tudo o que encontrei dele anos depois comprei mais alguns livros mas, n o sei porqu , n o os li Sempre que apanhava algum potencial leitor a jeito impingia lhe A Besta Humana, que foi t o lido que o meu primeiro exemplar est que parece um baralho de cartas entretanto j comprei mais dois Agora, voltei a l lo confesso com algum receio de que, mais de tr s d cadas depois, a magia se tivesse perdido Mas Calvino tem raz o Embora eu me lembrasse de tudo, li o com a mesma paix o da primeira vez Porque este um livro de paix es Arrasadoras que s se saciam com a morte Com o crime Gosto de ler policiais violentos, e j li muitos, mas nenhum me transmitiu t o fortemente a compuls o de matar Matar por amor Matar por ambi o Matar por ci me Matar por prazer H duas coisas neste romance que me assombraram ao longo dos anos A humani
Okay folks, my first 5 star rating in 2009 I m stingy with 5 stars, but Emile Zola delivered, again, after about 25 other books this year When I enjoy classic writers like Thoreau, Dickens, Hawthorne or playwrights like Shakespeare or Whitman, I sometimes overlook nuances or miss the unexpected metaphor or misinterpret the character flaw that destroys the protagonist Not so with Zola No way His themes and messages come at you like an over steamed locomotive Zola s characters wield their Sh Okay folks, my first 5 star rating in 2009 I m stingy with 5 stars, but Emile Zola delivered, again, after about 25 other books this year When I enjoy classic writers like Thoreau, Dickens, Hawthorne or playwrights like Shakespeare or Whitman, I sometimes overlook nuances or miss the unexpected metaphor or misinterpret the character flaw that destroys the protagonist Not so with Zola No way His themes and messages come at you like an over steamed locomotive Zola s characters wield their Shakespearian flaws with brute force There s no time or space for nuance, for subtleties, for guesswork Instead, Zola bangs the reader over the head with attributes that can only be described as beastly The actors in The Beast in Man are absolutely spring loaded from the first 2 chapters Jealousy, rage, spousal abuse, murder, poisoning, and a perverse, australopithecine compulsion to kill women Zola s greatest gift as a writer is dredging up the most repugnant, atavistic urges in man urges about which

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  • La Bête humaine (Les Rougon-Macquart, #17)
  • Émile Zola
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  • 03 June 2017
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