Nouvelles is a collection of short stories published by Prosper Mérimée in 1852. The collection is discussed in the general Literary Encyclopedia article Prosper Mérimée's short stories. For consideration of Carmen, please see the entry for Bizet' opera Carmen.
Editors. "Nouvelles". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 August 2009
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