Emile Zola
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

Emile Zola
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Name: Emile Zola
Category: Author

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Emile Zola (1840-1902)French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'Accuse.

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Years of Residence: 1893 - 1893
Source: Book: Novel Destinations: From Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West (By Shannon McKenna Schmidt & Joni Rendon)

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Emile Zola (1840-1902),French writer in "theatrical naturalism" & a prominent figure in the liberal politics of France,stayed here in 1893.

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The Savoy Hotel
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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