Memorial life of Victor Hugo by contemporary writers
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Published by Estes and Lauriat in Boston .
Written in English


  • Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statemented. by Émile Blémont. Illustrated.
LC ClassificationsPQ2293 .B5
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [3], 364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6923273M
LC Control Number03000970

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Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Emile Blémont. A book that completely put forth Victor Hugo's power of description in front of his myriad readers, there are not too many children who have not heard of this story. Made more child-friendly by Disney's portrayal, the story of Quasimodo, the hunchback who lives in the shadows of the bell towers of Notre-Dame. Similar to young writers of his era, Hugo was highly inspired by the most celebrated literary figure, François-René de Chateaubriand, during nineteenth century Romanticism movement. He aspired to become like his idol and furthered the cause of the literary movement. Buy Books by Victor Hugo. Victor Hugo was a renowned poet, novelist and playwright of the Romantic Movement in 19th century France. He is considered by many as one of the greatest and best-known French authors of all times. He was also a political statesman and human rights activist, although he is primarily remembered for his literary creations like poetry and novels.

Victor's reputation as a poet developed early in his life, and he received a royal salary in In Hugo married his childhood sweetheart, Adèle Foucher, one and a half years after the death of his mother, who had opposed their marriage. The couple later had four children. Return to France. On September 5, , after nineteen long years of exile (the same length of Jean Valjean’s imprisonment), Hugo returned to France. Napoleon III was overthrown and the Third Republic was declared. Napoleon III had blundered the Franco-Prussian war and a . Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, , and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles Children: Léopold Victor Hugo, Léopoldine . Nov 16,  · The late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has been honoured in a Google Doodle, underscoring his status as a towering figure of 20th century literature. By creating a Author: Jeremy B White.

Jul 01,  · Ninety-Three [Victor Hugo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Victor Marie Hugo (French: 26 February – 22 May ) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside of France/5(62). Feb 26,  · When it comes to French literature, one name is frequently the first to come to mind: Victor Hugo. While he is known internationally for his famous novels, Les Misérables and Notre Dame de Paris (better known to many by its English translation and Disney-popularized title, The Hunchback of Notre Dame), he is widely known in his home country as a leading poet during the Romantic . Victor Hugo gave Notre Dame life as the vibrant heart of France. Les Misérables with 'contemporary relevance' to air on BBC From Victor Hugo to JG Ballard, these incendiary books make. Feb 26,  · About Selected Poems. For most of his life, Victor Hugo () was the most famous writer in the world. His legacy includes the nineteenth century’s most celebrated works of drama, fiction, memoir, and criticism. But in his day Hugo was know foremost as a poet-indeed the greatest French poet of the age.