Alexandre Dumas Père

Alexandre Dumas circa 1830 Public domain

Alexandre Dumas wrote such classics as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, and both those books’ sequels, eight Marie Antoinette romances, and a BUNCH of other novels and plays. And essays. And travel books. And memoirs. And a dictionary of cuisine. Hundreds and hundreds of works.

Tracy's Research:

  • Foote-Greenwell, Victoria. "The life and resurrection of Alexandre Dumas." Smithsonian, July 1996, p. 110+. General OneFile, Accessed 4 Feb. 2019.
  • Grenier, Cynthia. "Dumas, the prodigious: a profile of Alexandre Dumas." World and I, June 1998, p. 284+. General OneFile, Accessed 4 Feb. 2019.
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  • "Dumas, Alexandre (1803-1870)." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. General OneFile, Accessed 4 Feb. 2019.
  • Reiss, Tom. “Alexandre Dumas.” Harvard Magazine. November-December 2012.
  • Gates, Henry Louis Jr. “Was the Author of The Three Musketeers a Black Man?” The Root. 6/9/2014.
  • Gates, Henry Louis Jr. “Who Was Napoleon's 'Black Devil'?” The Root. 9/16/2013.
  • Phillips, Mike. “Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870).” From BLACK EUROPEANS: A British Library Online Gallery. The British Library Board.
  • Weintraub, J. “Talking About Cooking: Alexandre Dumas’s Causerie culinaire.” Gastronomica , Vol. 11, No. 2 (Summer 2011). Via JSTOR.
  • Quinney, Anne and Michael H. Hoffheimer. “Alexandre Dumas in Naples.” Dalhousie French Studies, Vol. 94 (Spring 2011). Via JSTOR.
  • Davidson, F. “Alexandre Dumas: His Life and Works.” J.B. Lippincott Company. 1902. Via

Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, Paris, theater, European history, biographies, French history, France, black history, writers, literary history