- D'Artagnan Romances
The d'Artagnan Romances are a set of three novels by Alexandre Dumas telling the story of the
musketeer d'Artagnanfrom his humble beginnings in Gasconyto his death as a marshal of Francein the siege of Maastrichtin 1673.
Dumas based the life and character of d'Artagnan on the 17th century captain of musketeers Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte
d'Artagnan, and Dumas' portrayal was indebted to the semi-fictionalized memoirs of d'Artagnan written 27 years after the hero's death by Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras(published in 1700).
The three novels are:
The Three Musketeers", set in 1625; first published in serial form in the magazine "Le Siècle" between March and July 1844. Dumas claimed it was based on manuscripts he had discovered in the Bibliothèque Nationale.
Twenty Years After", set in 1648; serialized from January to August, 1845.
* "", set between 1660 and 1673; serialized from October 1847 to January 1850. This vast novel has been split into three, four, or five volumes at various points in the history.
** In the three-volume edition, the novels are titled "
The Vicomte de Bragelonne", " Louise de la Vallière" and " The Man in the Iron Mask".
** In the four-volume edition, the novels are titled "
The Vicomte de Bragelonne", " Ten Years Later", " Louise de la Vallière" and " The Man in the Iron Mask".
** The five-volume edition generally does not give titles to the smaller portions.
The Son of Porthos, and D'Artagnan Kingmaker, two further sequels to the d'Artagnan books were published, the first in 1883 the second in 1900. D'Artagnan does not appear in the first novel, which, although written by Paul Mahalin, was published under the pen-name of Alexandre Dumas and is still sold as such, and the second was supposedly based on one of Dumas' plays. Dumas himself died in 1870.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
d'Artagnan Romances — The d Artagnan Romances are a set of three novels by Alexandre Dumas telling the story of the musketeer d Artagnan from his humble beginnings in Gascony to his death as a marshal of France in the Siege of Maastricht in 1673. Dumas based the life… … Wikipedia
Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan — Charles de Batz Castelmore, Comte d Artagnan Statue of d Artagnan in Maastricht Charles … Wikipedia
Khaavren Romances — The Khaavren Romances are a series of fantasy novels written by Steven Brust and set in the fictional world of Dragaera. The novels are swashbuckling adventure stories involving war, intrigue, and romance. They are heavily influenced by the d… … Wikipedia
D'Artagnan — Charles de Batz Castelmore, Comte d Artagnan (c. Lupiac 1611 25 June, Maastricht 1673) served Louis XIV as captain of the Musketeers of the Guard and died at the Siege of Maastricht in the Franco Dutch War. A fictionalized account of his life by… … Wikipedia
Pierre de Montesquiou d'Artagnan — Pierre de Montesquiou, comte d Artagnan and later comte de Montesquiou (1640 ndash; 12 August 1725) was a French soldier and Marshal of France. A scion of the famous French Montesquiou family [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montesquiou family] , he … Wikipedia
The Viscount of Adrilankha — is a fantasy novel published in three volumes and written by Steven Brust. Collectively, the three books form the third novel in the Khaavren Romances series. The novels are heavily influenced by the d Artagnan Romances written by Alexandre Dumas … Wikipedia
Comte de Rochefort — d Artagnan Romances character First appearance The Three Musketeers Last appearance Twenty Years After Created by Alexander Dumas … Wikipedia
The Three Musketeers — Infobox Book name = The Three Musketeers title orig = Les Trois Mousquetaires image caption = Image by Maurice Leloir, 1894 translator = Elana Lawrence author = Alexandre Dumas cover artist = country = France language = French genre = historical… … Wikipedia
The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later — Author(s) Alexandre Dumas … Wikipedia
Alexandre Dumas — This article is about the writer. For other uses, see Alexandre Dumas (disambiguation). Alexandre Dumas Dumas in 1855. Born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie 24 July 1802(1802 07 24) Villers Cotterêts … Wikipedia