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The Priest and Narcissus: sterility and self-love in Zola’s Paradou

The Priest and Narcissus: sterility and self-love in Zola’s Paradou
The Priest and Narcissus: sterility and self-love in Zola’s Paradou
Book II of the La Faute de l’abbé Mouret (Abbé Mouret's Transgression) thus tells the story of the fall of Serge who ‘becomes a man’ in Albine’s arms before abandoning her. This article seeks to demonstrate that the transgression does not happen in the garden but before. The transgression is Serge’s self-love which from Zola's perspective, is condemnable because it is sterile
1351-0223
18-29
Campmas, Aude
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Campmas, Aude
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Campmas, Aude (2015) The Priest and Narcissus: sterility and self-love in Zola’s Paradou. Bulletin of the Émile Zola Society, 51-52, 18-29.

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Book II of the La Faute de l’abbé Mouret (Abbé Mouret's Transgression) thus tells the story of the fall of Serge who ‘becomes a man’ in Albine’s arms before abandoning her. This article seeks to demonstrate that the transgression does not happen in the garden but before. The transgression is Serge’s self-love which from Zola's perspective, is condemnable because it is sterile

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Accepted/In Press date: October 2015
Published date: October 2015
Organisations: Modern Languages

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Local EPrints ID: 383900
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/383900
ISSN: 1351-0223
PURE UUID: ac218afc-80b9-45fc-a1ef-a12fa7de26e1

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Date deposited: 30 Nov 2015 13:29
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 20:09

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Author: Aude Campmas

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