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Name of Object:

Émile Zola. J'accuse! … 11-13 January 1898

Location:

Paris, France

Holding Institution:

National Library of France

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Date of Object:

1898

Author:

Émile Zola (1840–1902)

Inventory Number:

NAF 19951

Description:

In 1894, the French army officer Alfred Dreyfus was accused of espionage, found guilty, fired and deported. His family, who were fighting to have him pardoned, won over the famous naturalist writer, Émile Zola. In just a few days, Zola wrote an indictment ("J'accuse"), addressed to the President of the French Republic, which was published in l'Aurore.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b8451622d

Citation of this web page:

"Émile Zola. J'accuse! … 11-13 January 1898" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;fr;127;en

Database entry origination:

Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: FR 127

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