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La Traviata – Sources
The libretto is based on La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils, who wrote both a novel and a play with the same title.
The novel was first published in Paris by editor Alexandre Cadot, 1848, in 2 volumes (340 and 362 p.), reprinted in one volume by the same editor in 1851.
A revised and corrected version was published in 1852 by editor Michel Lévy.
Another revision with corrections by the author was published by the same editor in 1872.
The play in five acts with songs was published in Paris by D. Giraud and L. Dagneau in 1852, 105p.