Book Club by Professor Grahame Smith – Émile Zola’s The Ladies’ Paradise
Professor Grahame Smith will lead eight one-hour sessions at 12 noon on Wednesdays from 5 February until 25 March 2020 on Émile Zola’s The Ladies’ Paradise. The prescribed edition is by Oxford World’s Classics, introduced and translated by Brian Nelson (re-issued 1998; ISBN 978-0-19-953690-0). Please buy the prescribed text as translations vary, and read the first two chapters, up to p 58, for the first meeting. Before the meetings, coffee and biscuits will be available, from 11:40 am.