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life and writings of Alexandre Dumas.

Harry A. Spurr

life and writings of Alexandre Dumas.

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2230 .S8 1929
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 321 p. incl. facsims., illus., ports.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6745435M
    ISBN 100838315496
    LC Control Number30019319
    OCLC/WorldCa772047


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French author Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; J – December 5, ) wrote novels that came to epitomize the adventure genre. In works such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, Dumas eschewed historical accuracy and literary elegance to craft stories that delivered non-stop action.

Early Life. Alexandre Dumas was born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on Jin Villers-Cotterêts, France, to Marie Louise Labouret and General Thomas-Alexandre Davy de la : Thomas-Alexandre married Marie-Louise Elisabeth Labouret and on J and in Villers-Cotterets, Aisne, near Paris, France, she gave birth to their son, Alexandre Dumas, who would become one of France's most commercially successful authors.

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Follow the All Files: HTTP link in the View the book box to the left to find XML files that contain more. Alexandre Dumas, pere () was a French author of historical fiction and adventure novels, in addition to being a playwright.

He is best known for his novels The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Man in the Iron Mask and many others. Here you can find the best of this of Alexandre Dumas's historical novels, essays, plays, and travel books. Excerpt from The Life and Writings of Alexandre Dumas, The ex-employee of the Duke of Orleans is accused of having alternately abused and fawned upon that dignitary when he became king.

We prefer to take the responsibility of suppressing the allegations respecting this episode in Dumas's career as utterly at variance with his practice and his nature.2/5(1).

Author Dumas is quite popular for writing down a number of historical adventure novels and plays. He died at the peak of his writing career on December 5, at the age of Dumas breathed his last in Puys, France. As a child, Dumas was born to General Thomas-Alexandre Davy de Pailleterie and Marie Louise Labouret.

In the s, Dumas founded the Théâtre Historique in Paris. His father, General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, was born in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) to Alexandre Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie, a French nobleman, and Marie-Cessette Dumas, a black slave.

Alexandre Dumas, pere, one of the most prolific and most popular French authors of the 19th century. He gained a great reputation first as a dramatist and then as a historical novelist, especially for such works as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

Welcome to Alexandre Dumas, Two Centuries of Living Literature, a website devoted to the author of such famous novels as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte-Cristo. This site is mostly in French for obvious reasons. We hope, however, to increase gradually, over time, the English content.

Alexandre Dumas (UK: / ˈ dj uː m ɑː, d ʊ ˈ m ɑː /, US: / d uː ˈ m ɑː /; French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma]; born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie [dyma davi də la pajətʁi]; 24 July – 5 December ), also known as Alexandre Dumas père (French for 'father'), was a French writer of Haitian descent. His works have been translated into many languages, and he is one of the most Literary movement: Romanticism and Historical fiction.

Early life. Alexandre Dumas was born on Jnear Soissons, France, the son of a Creole general of the French Revolutionary armies. His grandfather was from a noble family, and his grandmother had been a Dominican slave.

Dumas's father died when he was four years old, leaving the family with very little money. The Paperback of the Life and Writings of Alexandre Dumas () by Harry A Spurr at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Pages:   The book begins with the author overseeing the dynamiting of a safe in Villers-Cotterêts, the location of the Alexandre Dumas Museum, in order to reach documents he wants to believe are crucial. Great deals on Alexandre Dumas Antiquarian & Collectible Books.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Get this from a library. The life and writings of Alexandre Dumas (). [Harry A Spurr] -- A. History and fiction: a comparisonB. Chronology of Dumas's lifeC.

Tabular analysis of Dumas's writingD. List of books, consulted. Alexandre Dumas, père, (), prolific French playwright, historian, and author is best known today for his novel (first serialised in the magazine Le Siècle), The Three Musketeers (); It is by his courage, please observe, by his courage alone, that a gentleman can make his way nowadays.

Whoever hesitates for a second perhaps allows the bait to escape which. July, 24th: Alexandre Dumas was born in Villers-Cotterêts, in the region called Aisne.

He was the son of General Thomas Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailetterie (left) and of Marie-Louise Labouret. He enters Abbé Grégoire's school and will stay there until Dumas becomes a clerk for a sollicitor in Villers-Cotterêts. Alexandre Dumas was a writer of adventure novels best known for his work ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’.

This biography of Alexandre Dumas provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Birth, manhood and early successes () ; The reign of Dumas I () ; Wanderings, decline and death () ; Character -- Part II.

His writings -- Part III. His genius. – Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo (pg. There’s nothing quite as funny as an author making fun of themselves. The irony that shows up every now and then could be summed up in this one perfect line: No one likes a free box as much as a millionaire.

– Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo (p. )4/5. Alexandre Dumas and His Life in Paris French author Alexandre Dumas is most well known for his classic novels The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Have you read them yet. If not I suggest you get to your local bookstore and pick them up.

Alexandre Dumas was a celebrated nineteenth century French author, deemed one of the most widely read French writers to date.

He prolifically wrote under multitude of genres but his forte remained novels and plays. His chief literary works include The Count of Monte Cristo, La Tour de Nesle and The Three Musketeers.

Dumas moved to Brussels in both as a means of escaping his creditors and avoiding Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, France’s new ruler, who disliked the author. Dumas moved to Russia in and to Italy in before returning to Paris in By the time of his death at age 68 in DecemberDumas had authored more than 1, works.

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, Finely bound complete set of the works of Alexandre Dumas. Octavo, 54 volumes. Bound in three quarters blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, top edge gilt, illustrated, tissue guards present, marbled endpapers.

"To remember a person is the most important thing in the novels of Alexandre Dumas," Tom Reiss writes. "The worst sin anyone can commit is to forget." If our sister republic can finally exalt the action-packed life and works of Alexandre Dumas, then let's "wait and hope" that American high schools can too.

The Works of Alexandre Dumas Complete in Nine Volumes Volume Eight: The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille by Alexandre Dumas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alexandre Dumas (). “ALEXANDRE DUMAS Premium Collection – 27 Novels in One Volume: The Three Musketeers Series, The Marie Antoinette Novels, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Valois Trilogy and more (Illustrated): Historical Novels & Adventure Classics: Queen Margot, Taking the Bastille, The Man in the Iron Mask, The Sicilian Bandit, The Conspirators, The Hero.

The works of Alexandre Dumas. v Volume v [Leather Bound] by Dumas Alexandre. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alexandre Dumas ( – ), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure.

Translated into nearly languages, these have made him one of the most widely read French authors in history. Born inAlexandre Dumas would write some of the most popular books of 19th-century literature. His works, such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, are still cultural.

Alexandre Dumas is a French author of the 19th century. He wrote over novels and is best known for his timeless classics The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo.

His uncanny ability to bring historical figures to life is what makes him famous. Here, at Alexandre Dumas Works, you can find the best of this of this scintillating author’s historical novels, essays, plays, and travel books.

We also have a biography of Alexandre Dumas, recounting a personal life almost as tumultuous as the fiction he penned, as well as a constantly updated selection of his quotes, anecdotes, and wisdom. Alexandre Dumas, born to a family of an aristocrat and a mere daughter of a peasant on the 24 th of July,lived his first whole life in France whereas his father was born in a French colony of Hispaniola.

He, the father, moved to France when his. The Three Musketeers INTRODUCTION The Three Musketeers: ROMANCE OF THE FRENCH IDEAL The Three Musketeers well represents the literary skills of Alexandre Dumas. It is one of those rare novels that seems to be perfectly at home in three different time periods—inwhen the novel is set; in the mid-nineteenth century, when it was written in ; and today, Book Edition: Enriched Classic.

Dumas transforms minor historical figures into larger- than-life characters: the Comte d’Artagnan, an impetuous young man in pursuit of glory; the beguilingly evil seductress “Milady”; the powerful and devious Cardinal Richelieu; the weak King Louis XIII and his unhappy queen; and, of course, the three musketeers themselves, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, whose motto “all for one, one.

Alexandre Dumas was one of the most prolific French novelists of the nineteenth century whose writing encompassed more than 37 million written words featuring a staggering 4, main characters and 9, secondary roles.

Alexandre Dumas (Pere) His Life and Works ().pdf writen by Arthur F Davidson: This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original art. The Count of Monte Cristo - Ebook written by Alexandre Dumas. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Count of Monte Cristo/5(7).

Alexandre Dumas ( - ) was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly languages and he is one of the most widely read French authors.

Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de /5(16).