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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You are commenting using came,lias Facebook account. It took away from the story and his ponderings were mostly uninteresting, although very typically Victorian. Camelliaz find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: La traviata opera Marguerite musical Marguerite and Armand ballet.

It was a really moving chapter of the novel. Archived from the original on 25 June The novel is also marked by the description of Parisian life during the 19th century and the fragile world of the courtesan.


In addition to the Camille films, the story has been the adapted into numerous other screen versions:.

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

It has a lovely cover too. Love Storypublished by Eric Segal inhas essentially the same plot updated to contemporary New York. It is my opinion that you cannot create a convincing character until you have made a hte study of human nature, just as you cannot speak a foreign language until you have studied it thoroughly.

Alexandre Dumas fils ‘ The Lady of the Camellias. Sarah Bernhardt as Marguerite Gautier Retrieved from ” https: Up until Marguerite’s death, Armand believes that she left him for another man. Email required Address never made public. It is also the inspiration for the musical Marguerite[11] which places the story in German-occupied France. Liesl Schillinger has done an admirable job, I think, and I would recommend this particular edition.

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Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) by Alexandre Dumas

Retrieved April 16, Alphonse Mucha ‘s poster for a performance of the theatrical version, with Sarah Bernhardt This idyllic existence is interrupted by Armand’s father, who, concerned with the scandal created by the illicit relationship, and fearful that it will destroy Armand’s sister’s chances of marriage, convinces Marguerite to leave.

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The play was an instant success, and Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about putting the story to music. Views Read Edit View history. The title character is Marguerite Gautier, who is based alexxndre Marie Duplessisthe real-life lover of author Dumas, fils. Marguerite’s death is described as an unending agony, during which Marguerite, abandoned by everyone, regrets what might have been.


America’s most famous interpreter, Clara Morris as Camille Articles containing French-language text CS1 errors: Amongst many adaptations, spin-offs and parodies, was Camille”a travesty on La Dame aux Camellias by Charles Ludlamstaged first by his own Ridiculous Theatrical Company inwith Ludlam playing the lead in drag.

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I would highly recommend it. Certainly, no part of the story is boring. Southern Illinois University Press.

The Lady of the Camellias

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The story itself, however, was well told; towards the beginning of the book, I found one passage particularly moving. For other uses, see The Lady of the Camellias disambiguation.

He convinces her to leave dumaz life as a courtesan and to live with him in the countryside. Doche is not my interpreter, she is my collaborator’.