A Tale of Two Cities

Le Conte de deux cités

Première édition du livre

Le Conte de deux cités (en anglais A Tale of Two Cities), parfois intitulé Paris et Londres en 1793, est le deuxième roman historique de Charles Dickens. Le livre est paru en 1859 et situe l’action à Paris et Londres lors de la Révolution française.

Sommaire

Incipit

Son incipit est célèbre :

« It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, […] »

— Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, Book the First, Chapter I

Annexes

Notes

Références

Bibliographie

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  • (en) Ruth Glancy, Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities: A Sourcebook, Routledge, Londres, 2006 (ISBN 978-0415287609)
  • (en) Andrew Sanders, The Companion to A Tale of Two Cities, Unwin Hyman, Londres, 1989 (ISBN 978-0048000507)

Filmographie

Le roman a fait l’objet de plusieurs adaptations cinématographiques, dont trois films muets en 1911, 1917 et 1922, puis un film MGM en noir et blanc en 1935, avec Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone et Edna May Oliver. En 1958, une autre version est interprétée par Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Christopher Lee, Leo McKern et Donald Pleasance.

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