Giuseppe Verdi

Standard Name: Verdi, Giuseppe


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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...
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...
Intertextuality and Influence Pam Gems
PG 's treatment of Marguerite, a courtesan who dies of consumption, is far less sentimental about her than either Dumas's novel or Verdi 's opera La Traviata (a later version of the story and another...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Russell Mitford
MRM wrote ecstatically to her mother of the success of this play on opening night, reporting that Frances Trollope , between joy for my triumph and sympathy for the play, has cried herself half blind...
Leisure and Society Kate O'Brien
Having delighted in operatic music since her first introduction to Gilbert and Sullivan at an early age, she was admitted to listen to Maria Callas singing in a rehearsal of operas by Gluck and Verdi
Literary Setting Kate O'Brien
The novel centres on an actual historical character, Ana, Princess of Eboli, also known as Ana de Mendoza (familiar to admirers of Verdi 's opera Don Carlo as Princess Eboli), a Spanish great lady of...
Textual Production Jeanette Winterson
Her contributors included Ali Smith on Beethoven 's Fidelio, Anne Enright on Dvorak 's Rusalka, Jackie Kay on Janacek 's The Makropulos Case, Joanna Trollope on Donizetti 's L'Elisir d'Amore, Kate Atkinson


1784: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedyKabale und Liebe (later known in England as Intrigue and Love) was produced and published.

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.


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