The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis
Publish date: 2015-11-01
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
My latest podcast is up on the New Books Network website! In it, I interview René Weis about his biography of Marie Duplessis, the French courtesan who served as the inspiration for Verdi's La traviata. Enjoy!
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley.If you have seen the older movie version of Annie, you have heard of Marie Duplessis, whose fictional mirror appears briefly when Annie attends a film.Marie Duplessis inspired one of the most famous novels in literature - La Dame aux Camélias. It is one of those stories...