Prosper Mérimée

Standard Name: Mérimée, Prosper
Used Form: Prosper Merimee


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Family and Intimate relationships George Sand
They became lovers and also literary collaborators, who together created the pseudonym Jules Sand for their collaborative writing; she later used the last name in her newly-constructed pseudonym of George Sand. This name far outlasted...
Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ 's later social circle included many writers: Sydney, Lady Morgan , who became a close friend and for whom GJ acted as amanuensis; author Lady Llanover ; author and publisher Douglas Jerrold ; and...
Friends, Associates Mary Shelley
MS also met the leading women writers of her later years: Jane Porter , Catherine Gore , Caroline Norton , and LEL . She was friendly, too, with Thomas Moore , Prosper Mérimée , Washington Irving
Intertextuality and Influence E. Nesbit
The short-story volume Something Wrong includes Man-Size in Marble, a ghost story set around the actual Brenzett Church in Romney Marsh.
The Brenzett village website (in 2011) says that the church is worth...
Material Conditions of Writing George Sand
In the midst of a short, brutish affair with Prosper Mérimée and an alleged one with actress Marie Dorval , GS oversaw publication of her notorious novel Lélia.
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
Jordan, Ruth. George Sand: A Biographical Portrait. Taplinger.
68-9, 73, 88
Textual Production Harriette Wilson
Its preface Notice to the Public, however, gives her identity away by discussing the authenticity of late instalments of HW 's Memoirs. An Inroduction relating the genesis of the novel is equally transparent...


28 September 1803: Prosper Mérimée, novelist and short story...

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28 September 1803

Prosper Mérimée , novelist and short story writer, was born in Paris, France.

1845: Prosper Mérimée's story Carmen appeared in...

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Prosper Mérimée 's storyCarmen appeared in French. It became the source for Bizet 's opera Carmen.

23 September 1870: Prosper Mérimée, novelist and short story...

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23 September 1870

Prosper Mérimée , novelist and short story writer, died in Cannes, France.


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