Alexandre Dumas

Standard Name: Dumas, Alexandre,, fils
Used Form: Alexandre Dumas the younger


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death Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas the elder, French novelist, died at the house of his son, Alexandre Dumas the younger , at Puys near Dieppe, following a stroke.
Henderson, Lesley, and Sarah M. Hall, editors. Reference Guide to World Literature. St James Press.
Coward, David. “Having Fun”. London Review of Books, pp. 17-18.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Family and Intimate relationships Alexandre Dumas
AD 's son, Alexandre Dumas, the younger , born in Paris on 28 July 1824, also became an author, chiefly for the stage. He is sometimes confused with his father, since their periods of literary...
Friends, Associates Sarah Lewis
SL was a friend of Adelaide Ristori (an Italian tragedy actress who married into the nobility and achieved an international reputation) and of novelists Alexandre Dumas the younger , and George Sand , among others...
Intertextuality and Influence Ethel M. Dell
The title story of Rosa Mundi is distantly based on that of Alexandre Dumas 's La dame aux camélias (which probably came to EMD through Verdi 's operatic version in La Traviata, since her...
Performance of text Pam Gems
PG 's Camille, a loose adaptation of the novel La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils , opened at Stratford's The Other Place .
Gems, Pam. Three Plays. Penguin.
Aston, Elaine. “Pam Gems: Body Politics and Biography”. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, pp. 157-73.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
The work contains reminiscences of MCH 's friends and acquaintances. Among them were John Wilson Croker , the Norton family, William Wordsworth , Fanny Trollope , the younger Alexandre Dumas , and the daughter of Caroline Clive .
Houstoun, Matilda Charlotte. A Woman’s Memories of World-Known Men. F. V. White.
I: prelims; II: prelims
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Marie Belloc Lowndes
This book deals very largely with her French extended family, her visits to France as a young adult, and her French social circles. She meant it to dispel certain false ideas, English rather than American...


1848: Alexandre Dumas the younger published La...

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Alexandre Dumas the younger published La Dame aux Camélias, a novel which he successfully dramatised in 1852.

31 March 1889: The Eiffel Tower in Paris (named for its...

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31 March 1889

The Eiffel Tower in Paris (named for its builder) was inaugurated. The foundations were laid two years before this, to protest by Paris writers and artists including Alexandre Dumas the younger and Guy de Maupassant .


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