Carmen (1845) by Prosper Mrime is the original novella that inspired the classic opera by Bizet.
The unforgettable story of Carmen, a flirtatious, charismatic, and amoral gypsy who bewitches and emotionally enslaves Don Jos, a desperate man, into a tragic obsession, has captivated generations with its passion and sensual intensity.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Sep 16, 2007
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934648124 ISBN13 9781934648124
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More About Prosper Merimee
Prosper Merimee (28 September 1803 - 23 September 1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer. He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis of Bizet's opera Carmen. Merimee loved mysticism, history, the unusual, and mystification (in the latter he was influenced by Charles Nodier), the historical fiction popularised by Sir Walter Scott and the cruelty and psychological drama of Aleksandr Pushkin. Many of his stories are mysteries set in foreign places, Spain and Russia being popular sources of inspiration.
Prosper Merimee was born in 1803 and died in 1870.