Germinal

Germinal

by: Emile Zola, William Gaminara

by: Emile Zola, William Gaminara

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Germinal

Germinal

by: Emile Zola, William Gaminara

by: Emile Zola, William Gaminara

Overview

Adapted from the novel by Emile Zola. William Gaminara's memorably atmospheric adaptation of Emile Zola's novel of 1885, Germinal, deals with exploitation and oppression, both financial and sexual. The setting is a town in northern France, tragically divided by the effects of a miners' strike. The play was produced by Paines Plough in Plymouth in 1988 for an eleven-week tour culminating in London at The Palace. Contained in the volume Nana/Germinal.

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  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Adult

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Emile Zola

Emile Zola (1840-1902) was a French journalist and novelist known for his series of 20 novels known collectively as Les Rougon-Macquart (1871-93). Zola's style was called literary naturalism; his novels were attacked and even banned for their frankness and sordid detail, and caused quite a bit ...

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William Gaminara

William Gaminara

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