Questions tagged [prosper-merimee]

Questions about the works of the French author Prosper Mérimée (1803 – 1870) and his life as a writer. Mérimée is best known for novellas such as 'Mateo Falcone' and 'Carmen'. Use this tag with the tag [french-literature].

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How does Mérimée's Carmen mix the genres classical tragedy, romantic drama and picaresque novel?

Prosper Mérimée's novella Carmen (1845/1847) is best known as the source for George Bizet's opera Carmen (1875). The French Wikipedia article about the novella contains the following unsourced ...