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memorial life of Victor Hugo

Emile BlГ©mont

memorial life of Victor Hugo

by Emile BlГ©mont

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Published by Dana Estes in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hugo, Victor, -- 1802-1885

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby contemporary writers. Edited by Émile Blémont
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p.
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14691597M

    Victor Hugo was an eminent French novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France. His notable works include Les Contemplations, Les Misérables, and Notre-Dame de Paris. See the fact file below for more information on the Victor Hugo or alternatively, you can download our page Victor Hugo worksheet pack to utilise within. That probably best reflects the influence of Victor Hugo on French literature. A leading poet, novelist, essayist and dramatist of the Romantic Movement, Victor Hugo is widely considered as the greatest and best known French writers whose indomitable approach to writing made him .

      Party tricks and naked writing: the eccentric life of Victor Hugo Hugo famously declared that he wanted to be paid more than anyone else had ever been paid to write a : Marianna Hunt. Victor Hugo understands and realistically portrays good and evil people from all strata of society. I looked at a French history book while reading it, and Victor Hugo is historically accurate. If you saw the play or movie adaptation, you know very little of this book.

    More editions of The Memoirs of Victor Hugo: The Memoirs of Victor Hugo: ISBN () Softcover, ReadHowYouWant, ; The Memoirs of Victor Hugo: ISBN () Softcover, Book Jungle, To add more conviction still to this straightforward account, Hugo lets us read at firsthand the bishop's personal budget and his sister's letter to an old friend, and subjects him to two difficult tests: a test of courage with Cravatte, the thief, a test of charity with G., the conventionist.


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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 (). VICTOR HUGO'S father had met his wife in similarly dramatic circumstances four years before.

Sophie Trebuchet was a Breton, born in Nantes inthe third of seven children. Her mother died when Sophie was eight, and her father had spent most of his life sailing from Nantes to the West Indies, filling up with slaves at West African ports on.

Victor-Marie Hugo was born in Besançon, France, on Februto mother Sophie Trébuche and father Joseph-Léopold-Sigisbert Hugo. His father was a military officer who later served as a Born: Memorial life of Victor Hugo by contemporary writers.

Boston, Estes and Lauriat [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Victor Hugo; Victor Hugo: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Emile Blémont. HUGO VICTOR JOSEPH HUGO, JR. Major General, US Army (Ret.) Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, General Hugo graduated the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science and.

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. 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 Victor Hugo, the /5.

From February until her death inJuliette Drouet devoted her whole life to Victor Hugo, who never married her even after his wife died in He took her on his numerous trips and she followed him in exile on en: Léopold Victor Hugo, Léopoldine.

Victor Hugo is, without doubt, the most famous figure ever to have lived in the Channel Islands. He is famous worldwide as both a literary and political celebrity and he has succeeded in the difficult task of being both intellectually respectable and at the same time immensely popular, especially through two of his major works, 'Notre Dame de Paris' and 'Les Misérables', which was completed in Guernsey.

""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 our times.

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's Intellectual Autobiography".

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Les Miserables’ true story – real life people behind Victor Hugo’s book / 02/04/ BBC’s Les Miserables has just come to an end, adding to a long line of adaptations of Victor Hugo’s book, from musicals to an Oscar-winning movie.

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.

Ninety-Three (Quatrevingt-treize) is the last novel by the French writer Victor hed ineighty years after the bloody upheaval of the Paris Commune of the French Revolution, the novel concerns the Revolt in the Vendée and Chouannerie – the counter-revolutionary revolts in during the French is divided into three parts, but not chronologically; each part Author: Victor Hugo.

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.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, historical novel by Victor Hugo, originally published in French in as Notre-Dame de Paris (‘Our Lady of Paris’). Set in Paris during the 15th century, the novel centers on Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer of Notre-Dame Cathedral, and his unrequited love.

"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 morality and redemption as applicable to our times as to his/5(). These are the questions that every biographer of Victor Hugo must answer." (from Olympio: The Life of Victor Hugo by André Maurois, ) Victor-Marie Hugo was born in Besançon as the son of Joseph-Léopold-Sigisbert Hugo and Sophie Trébuchet.

Hugo's father was an officer in Napoleon's army, an enthusiastic republican and ruthless. Victor Marie Hugo (26 February – 22 May ) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, statesman and human rights played an important part in the Romantic movement in France. Hugo first became famous in France because of his poetry, as well as his novels and his plays.

Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles are his most famous poetry : Victor Marie Hugo, 26 February. V ictor Hugo, born in in the garrison town of Besançon, belonged to the first generation to write about the French Revolution of without personally remembering it.

The son of Author: Ruth Scurr.The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Victor Hugo (Hugo, Victor, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Hugo, Victor, Angelo, Tirano de Padua: Drama En Cinco Actos ("Angelo, Tyran de Padoue" in French and in Spanish translation; New York: Baker and Godwin, ), trans.

by Francisco Calcagno (page images at HathiTrust).