The Storming of the Bastille not only changed French history but also its culture. Join us as we uncover how one moment in history influenced world literature.
Huston has been casted as actor and writer in the upcoming film adaption of Alexandre Dumas’ 1844 historical novel and we couldn’t be more excited.
“Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works…” …once said Alexandre Dumas. Dumas was known for writing beloved adventure novels such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. He was also known for his driven, kind, and original personality. What most people don’t know, however, was that Alexandre Dumas was Black. Born in France in 1802, Dumas was the son of General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, one of the highest-ranking men of African descent to lead a European army. Dumas’s …
These four classics are perfect for reading amid the torrential rain on a cool evening and, most importantly, complement the season that has fallen upon us this time of year.