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Unmasking ‘The Phantom of the Opera’: Its History and Inspirations

The Phantom of the Opera has bewitched literature as much as theater for over 100 years. Few narratives have penetrated popular consciousness, and this tale is an epic of romance, obsession, and tragedy. The book is made up, but much of it was inspired by some real history and ideas, meaning it has endured the ...

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The Phantom.