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  1. "Madame Butterfly" is a short story by American lawyer and writer John Luther Long. It is based on the recollections of Long's sister, Jennie Correll, who had been to Japan with her husband, a Methodist missionary, and was influenced by Pierre Loti's 1887 novel Madame Chrysanthème. It was published in Century Magazine in 1898, together with some of Long's other short fiction.

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      An American naval officer, Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin...

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      According to a book by Jan van Rij, Long's story was loosely...

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      Long's use of the exotic and the classical in "Madame...

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      The story interested American playwright David Belasco who,...

  2. Madama Butterfly ( Italian pronunciation: [maˈdaːma ˈbatterflai]; Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa . It is based on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898) by John Luther Long, which in turn was based on stories told to Long by his sister Jennie Correll and on the semi-autobiographical 1887 French novel Madame Chrysanthème by Pierre Loti.

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  4. Mar 28, 2022 · "Madame Butterfly" is a short story by John Luther Long that explores the relationship between a Japanese geisha and an American naval officer. It was based loosely on a French novel, Madame ...

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  6. Madame Butterfly Summary. In 1904 an American naval officer, Pinkerton, rents a house on a hill overlooking the city of Nagasaki. He has procured the house for himself and his new Japanese fiancé, a 15-year-old girl known as Madame Butterfly. Because Japanese marriage laws are relatively lax, Pinkerton plans to marry his bride until he goes back to the United States to marry an American.

  7. Madame Butterfly (1898) was a short story by John Luther Long. It was adapted as a play by David Belasco in 1900. See Category:Madame Butterfly (play). The short story and play were adapted as an Operetta by Giacomo Puccini in 1904. See Category:Madama Butterfly (Puccini).

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