Emile Zola's Pot-Bouille

This caricature depicts French novelist Émile Zola as a chef in a red jacket and white apron holding a quill pen dripping ink (or excrement?). Artist André Gill has turned the chamber pot (a symbol often associatated with Zola) into a boiling "stew pot" of unappetizing ingredients that include ram horns, a devil's head, and the naked legs of a woman. Flies buzz around and lie dead on the ground. Zola's novel Le Pot-Bouille had been serialized in La Gaulois in January-April 1882.

Call for Participation: DRV Summer School “The Self and the Other: Afro-Diasporic Literatures and Questions of Migration, Identity, and Colonial Stereotypes” (University of Würzburg, 18.09. – 23.09.2017)

Dear colleagues,

we would like to announce an upcoming summer school, entitled “The Self and the Other: Afro-Diasporic Literatures and Questions of Migration, Identity, and Colonial Stereotypes,” which will take place at the University of Würzburg from the 18th until the 23rd of September, 2017.

STIP: Stipendium zur Schweizer Literatur, Bern (21.04.2017)

Der Verein zur Förderung des Schweizerischen Literaturarchivs bringt 2017 wiederum Stipendien zur breiten Ausschreibung. Er vergibt dieses Jahr vier Stipendien an Studierende.

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