Editorial Reviews. Review. “One of the greatest love stories of the world.” — Henry James Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. The Lady of the Camellias (Penguin Classics) by [fils, Alexandre Dumas]. It is my opinion that you cannot create a convincing character until you have made a broad study of human nature, just as you cannot speak a. Introduction. The germ of The Lady of the Camellias was a long, impassioned poem by the twenty-three-year-old Alexandre Dumas fils. In , after traveling in.

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It was a really moving chapter of the novel. The play was an instant success, and Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about putting the story to music. It is also the inspiration for the musical Marguerite[11] which places the story in German-occupied France.

In Scribner’s Monthly reported that “not one other play by Dumas, fils has been received with favor out of France”. Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor in Camille It took away from the story and his ponderings were mostly uninteresting, although very typically Victorian. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Camille Dumas. Retrieved 23 November Up until Marguerite’s death, Armand believes that she left him for another man.


Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) by Alexandre Dumas

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The novel is also marked by the description of Parisian life during the 19th century and the fragile world of the courtesan. Email required Address never made public. The success of the play inspired Giuseppe Verdi to put the story to music. Notify me of new comments via email. This site uses cookies. Articles containing French-language alexanfre CS1 errors: The title character is Marguerite Gautier, who is based on Marie Duplessisthe real-life lover of author Dumas, fils.

It has a lovely cover too. Alexandre Dumas fils ‘ The Lady of the Camellias.

REVIEW: The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas-fils | The Literary Flâneur

This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Retrieved from ” https: Theda Bara in Camille From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bernhardt quickly became associated with the role after starring in Camellias in Paris, London, and several Broadway revivals, plus the film.


Clara Kimball Young in Camille A Spectacle of Suffering: You are commenting using your WordPress. For camellis uses, see The Lady of the Camellias disambiguation. I received a copy of this book from Penguin.

The narrator knew Marguerite only by sight, but he is a good man, and is very grieved to hear of her death, even more so when Armand eventually tells him the sad tale.

Certainly, no if of the story is boring. The story is narrated after Marguerite’s death by two male narrators, Armand and an unnamed frame narrator. Sarah Bernhardt as Marguerite Gautier The only other really worthwhile one is, I think, probably the Oxford World Classics edition. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here