A Zola Dictionary; the Characters of the Rougon-Macquart Novels of Emile Zola; eBook

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STEWART (OLLIVIER), son of the preceding.  He was a pupil at the naval college, and had no suspicion of the calling of his mother.  Nana.

SURIN (ABBE), secretary to the Bishop of Plassans, of whom he was a great favourite.  He was a constant visitor at the home of M. Rastoil, with whose daughters he played battledore.  La Conquete de Plassans.

SYLVIA, an actress who was admired by Maxime Saccard.  La Curee.


TABOUREAU (MADAME), a baker in the Rue Turbigo.  She was a recognized authority on all subjects relating to her neighbours.  Le Ventre de Paris.

TATIN (MADEMOISELLE), kept an under-linen warehouse in the Passage Choiseul, and was so seriously affected by the competition of Octave Mouret’s great store that she became bankrupt.  Au Bonheur des Dames.

TARDIVEAU (BARON DE), a character in La Petite Duchesse, a play by Fauchery.  The part was played by Fontan.

TATAN NENE, a young girl of great beauty who had herded cows in Champagne before coming to Paris.  She was one of Nana’s friends.  Nana.

TAVERNIER, an old doctor of Orleans, who had ceased to practise.  Georges Hugon made a pretext of visiting him, in order to be able to join Nana at La Mignotte.  Nana.

TEISSIERE (MADAME), a mondaine of the Second Empire.  She was a friend of Madame de Lauwerens and of the Saccards.  La Curee.

TESTANIERE (MADAME), a protegee of Madame Correur, who recommended her to Eugene Rougon, the Minister of State.  Son Excellence Eugene Rougon.

TEUSE (LA), an elderly woman who acted as servant to Abbe Mouret.  In addition, she cleaned the church and kept the vestments in order; on occasion, it was said, she had even served the Mass for the Abbe’s predecessor.  She was garrulous and ill-tempered, but was devoted to Mouret, of whom she took the greatest care, and she was also kind to his weak-minded sister, Desiree.  La Faute de l’Abbe Mouret.

THEODORE, a Belgian who gave lessons on the piano to Clarisse Bocquet, and afterwards became her lover.  Pot-Bouille.

THEODORE, son of a paste-board maker.  He was to have married Nathalie Dejoie, but wishing to establish himself in business, demanded a considerable dowry.  He afterwards married the daughter of a workman, who brought him nearly eight thousand francs.  L’Argent.

THERESE, a former neighbour of the Lorilleux in Rue de la Goutte d’Or.  She died of consumption, and the Lorilleux thought they saw a resemblance between Gervaise and her.  L’Assommoir.

THIBAUDIER (M.), a banker at Caen.  He had a daughter, Louise, but having married again soon after the death of his first wife, he troubled little about her, and was quite willing to consent to her marriage with Lazare Chanteau.  La Joie de Vivre.

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