The Ladies' Delight: Emile Zola and the "Religion" of Consumerism

Shoshana-Rose Marzel
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A department store on Rue Saint Denis

This is only an English Abstract; the full article can be found at the Hebrew section of this journal.

Shoshana-Rose Marzel, Ph.D. specializes in Fashion Studies (theory and history) and XIXth century French Literature. Her book, L'Esprit du chiffon (in French), was published by Peter Lang in 2005. Marzel contributes regularly to scientific journals. She teaches Fashion Studies at the Israeli Art Academy Bezalel, and French Literature at Bar-Ilan University.

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