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Life of Victor Hugo

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11888956M
    ISBN 10142861723X
    ISBN 109781428617230


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Life of Victor Hugo by Frank T. Marzials Download PDF EPUB FB2

Victor Hugo, poet, novelist, and dramatist who was the most important of the French Romantic writers. Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets, he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre-Dame de Paris () and Les Miserables ().

A summary of the life of Victor Hugo. Inhe published 'Les Contemplations', a book of poetry which was an immediate success, and with the proceeds he bought 38 Hauteville, now often known simply as Hauteville House, which he decorated in. Graham Robb's magnificent bio of Victor Hugo has won numerous awards, and deservedly so; Robb has steeped himself in Hugo's works and life.

It's all there - Hugo's greatness, his megalomania, his politics, his poetics, his personal life - stripped of the many false accretions of previous biographies.

Robb sees Hugo clear, and he sees him whole/5(17). Victor Hugo is a celebrated French Romantic author best known for his poetry and his novels, including 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables.' Born: Victor Hugo "If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away," the larger-than-life Victor Hugo once confessed.

Indeed, this 19th-century French author's books — from the epic drama Les Misérables to the classic unrequited love story The Hunchback of Notre Dame — have spanned the ages, their themes of.

Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist and a leading figure of the Romantic Movement in France. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. Victor Hugo was a renowned poet, novelist and playwright of the Romantic Movement in 19th century France.

""If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away,"" the larger-than-life Victor Hugo once confessed.

Indeed, this 19th-century French master's works -- from the epic drama Les Misérables to the classic unrequited love story The Hunchback of Notre Dame-- have spanned the ages, their themes of morality and redemption ever applicable to Life of Victor Hugo book.

Reading Les Miserables many years ago was nothing less than a life-changing experience. Subsequently, I read The Hunchback of Notre Dame with much less effect, but the message of Les Miserables has remained etched in my mind.

It was not until pre-reading for a trip to France that I ran across this biography by Graham Robb and realized how little I actually knew about /5. Victor Marie Vicomte Hugo was born in Besançon, France, on Februto Joseph Leopold Sigisbert Hugo and Sophie Trebuchet. He and his two older brothers, Abel and Eugène, lived with their mother in Paris, France, while their father, a general and the governor of the Italian province of Avellino, lived in Italy.

Victor Hugo is rightly remembered for his amazing literary output, and for his philanthropic work as a member of France’s National Assembly, campaigning for an end to poverty, free education for Author: Marianna Hunt.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. All customers get FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Victor Hugo was a French poet and novelist from the Romantic Movement. While Life of Victor Hugo book France, he had written and published a number of famous novels; outside France, there are an equal number of Victor Hugo popular novels which reached a level of prominence as well.

Two of the most well-known Victor Hugo books have even adapted to the Silver Screen, transferred into two classic. Best of Victor Hugo Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris, lit. 'Our Lady of Paris') is a French Gothic novel by Victor Hugo, published in The novel has been described as a key text in French literature and has been adapted for film over a dozen times, as well as numerous television and stage adaptations, such as a silent film with Lon Chaney, a sound Author: Victor Hugo.

Victor Hugo Biography - A prominent literary figure during the nineteenth century Romantic Movement in France was Victor Marie Hugo. He was an eminent French novelist, poet.

Victor Hugo. Born in Besancon, France inVictor Hugo was a novelist, poet, and playwright whose voluminous works defined the romantic movement.

Hugo was educated both privately and in Paris schools. He was a precocious child, deciding at an early age to become a writer.

Victor Hugo was born on Febru to Joseph Hugo and Sophie Trebuchet. He was raised during a period of political unrest as Napoleon I's rule divided the country between Freethinking Republicans and Catholic Royalists.

Hugo's father served as an officer in Napoleon's army. Victor Hugo, the celebrated French author, best known for Les Misérables, was born Victor-Marie Hugo in Besançon, France, on Februto mother Sophie Trébuche and father Joseph-Léopold-Sigisbert studied law from tobut after being encouraged to do so by his mother, he decided to embark on a literary : Norbert Juma.

Full Name: Victor Marie Hugo Known For: French poet and author Born: Febru in Besançon, Doubs, France Parents: Joseph Léopold Sigisbert Hugo and Sophie Trébuchet Died: in Paris, France Spouse: Adèle Foucher (m.

) Children: Léopold Hugo (), Léopoldine Hugo (), Charles Hugo (b. ), François-Victor. Make Offer - Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo - - Library Edition, Antique, Hardcover Book Les Miserables, 5 Volumes, Printed InVictor Hugo, 1st American Print $ Victor Marie Hugo (French: [viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo] (listen); 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. Victor Hugo: a tumultuous life, by Edwards, Samuel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Victor Hugo His Life and Work by Arthur F.

Davidson. Title Victor Hugo His Life and Work. Author Arthur F. Davidson. Format Hardcover. Publisher BiblioLife. ISBN Seller Rating: % positive. Life of Victor Hugo. [Frank T Marzials, Sir] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Victor Hugo; Victor Hugo: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank T Marzials, Sir. Find more information about: OCLC Number: "Victor Hugo's Intellectual Autobiography". Book by Victor Hugo, translated by Lorenzo O'Rourke, Funk & Wagnalls edition, To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live.

Victor Hugo gave Notre Dame life as the vibrant heart of France. It can be reborn. Book of the day The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables – review.

Victor-Marie Hugo was born on Februin Besancon, France. His father, Joseph-Leopold-Sigisbert Hugo, was a military officer, a Freethinker, and a Republican who admired Napoleon. His mother, Sophie Trebuche, was a Catholic Royalist - she may have had an affair with a general who was executed in for plotting against Napoleon.

Victor Hugo was horn on Februthe son of a Breton mother and a father from northeastern France. His works show the influence of both racial strains: the poetic mysticism which marks Celtic literature from the Arthurian romances to Chateaubriand and the earthy vigor of the peasant of Lorraine.

This is the life of the famous French poet and author. -All images from google images -movie scene from the Les Miserables movie don't own any. Victor Hugo (–) was a poet, novelist, dramatist, and leader of the romantic movement in also played an active part in political life.

His literary works best known in English include Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Ninety-Three. Explore books by Victor Hugo with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   ‘Life or death for black travelers’: How fear led to ‘The Negro Motorist Green-Book’ The guidebook for African American travelers was published from to.

Victor Hugo's funeral procession in Paris. Return to Paris and last years. With Napoleon III defeated in the Franco-Prussian war and the pronouncement of the Third Republic, Hugo returned from exile in However, having lost his wife and soon to lose two of his sons, he began to retreat from public life.

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marzials, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), Sir, Life of Victor Hugo. London, W. Scott, Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables is a timeless epic of love, loss, and revolution.

Set during the French Revolution, this tale depicts the vast suffering of France’s lower classes, and highlights a former prisoner’s attempts to bring love and justice back into daily life. Though the book is worth reading, the musical is what really brought.

First published inthe Green Book was the brainchild of a Harlem-based postal carrier named Victor Hugo Green.

Like most Africans Americans in the midth century, Green had grown weary of. Victor Hugo had become something more than a great writer: he had become a myth, the personification of the Republic, the symbol of his society and of his century. Spain and things Spanish played a central role in the mythology of European romanticism, and in the work of Victor Hugo in Size: KB.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://txf7q Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. Perhaps one of the most significant French writers, Victor Hugo was born on February 26th,the youngest of three sons. His father was a general in Napoleon's army, and his mother was a strong-minded, religious woman.

Dissatisfied with the constant moves required by army life, Madame Hugo settled with her children in Paris.