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In preparation, I’ve been watching video and film versions. Sep 10, Kilian Metcalf rated it really liked it. Feb 15, Anna rated it liked it Shelves: Essentially, a story about a man who happened upon a much sought after outlaw who told him all about how his life went to complete and utter shit because he fell in love with an unscrupulous gypsy woman.

That’s her face on the book cover. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The main frame of the novella was about the gypsies and their lives, but the core is about the fatal love between the gypsy woman Carmen Carmencitawhich lead to her death by her lover Don Jose.

I know it’s the times that are to blame, but that does not mean that it should be overlooked or that I can’t pretend it didn’t take away from the story.

Carmen: de la novela al libreto – Prosper Mérimée – Google Books

Thanks for telling us about the problem. If the short story writer Prosper Merimee had not been so thirsty and insisted on stopping at a Spanish inn, he never would have met Carmencita, and there never would have been a Carmen.


In the collection La Guzlaa pseudonymous hoax inspired by Illyrian folk carmrn, Merimee imitated folk art so accurately that he deceived A.

In that film, even the horses got into the mood, twitching their tails in time to the music at times. Still getting used to reading works this long in French. Sep 04, Muskan rated it liked it Shelves: She will be no man’s possession.

He graduated from the faculty of law at the Sorbonne in Bibliographic des oeuvres de P. A beautiful novella, full of dramatic events, passionate love, seduction, jealousy, immorality, and freedom of spirit!

Prosper Mérimée

There is a silent film version, based more closely on the book, that was fun to watch. Among them are books of essays for example, Notes on a Journey Through the South of France, critical articles, and research on medieval architecture and on the history of ancient Rome, Spain, the Ukraine, and Russia.

And at the end it hurt my heart when she proaper to quit thieving, smuggling, conning, sleeping around etc, when Jose felt desperate enough to kill her. She can make sex with other people for business sake, using her tricks to seduce and manipulates men, to be robbed then; then she believes in omens and magic.

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He was a born archaeologist, combining linguistic faculty of a very unusual kind with accurate scholarship, with remarkable historical appreciation, and with a sincere love for the arts of design and construction, in the former of which he had some practical skill.

Carmen was no ex The unique way the “love” story of Don Jose and Carmen was told was immensely enjoyable. I read it prrosper 14 years ago.

All because this one gypsy woman. Other readers seem to praise her free spirit and love of independence, but to me those things came across as selfish and diva-ish. Just this one man telling his life story to another, forlorn carjen waiting to be hung. People talk about a pair of Basque legs! The ones you don’t see coming and who leave lasting, psychological merimes.


View all 5 comments. Slavery and the slave trade were still prominent themes in the novels and short stories of men like Prosper MerimeeBaron Roger, and Eugene Sue, but merkmee the female authors in the earlier part of the nineteenth century, these writers made no attempt to appeal to the reader’s sentiment.

Well worth the time for opera fans, it is amusing to trace the transition for the elements of the book as they morph into the opera. Refresh and try again.

He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis of Bizet’s opera Carmen. An interesting thing to debate would be who the real “bad guy” was.

Prosper Merimee [],” examines the role of translation as a medium of and metaphor for the camen in an understudied literary hoax by a major French late Romantic writer. Papal echoes in Avignon: And all he ever really wanted was to return to an honest life and make her an honest law abiding woman.

But for me the love was entirely one sided poor, smitten Jose. Carmen as Colomba the other heroine of Merimee a woman from Corcega island of strong personality and prin Carmen a prosperr knows had inspired the famous opera by Bizet.