Studies in Victor Hugo"s dramatic characters
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Published by Ginn and company in Boston and London .
Written in English


  • Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 -- Characters.,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature.

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Edition Notes

The first two chapters have previously appeared in print. cf. Pref.

Statementby James D. Bruner ... with an introduction by Richard Green Moulton ...
LC ClassificationsPQ2302 .B7
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 171 p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6995016M
LC Control Number08008836

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  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 :// Victor Hugo was horn on Febru , the 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 :// 2 days ago  The hunchback of Notre Dame. Quasimodo is an abandoned child left at Notre Dame and adopted by Archdeacon Claude Frollo. Hideously deformed, he has a giant humpback, a protrusion coming out of his chest, and a giant wart that covers one of Despite the title Victor Hugo is not yet dead as the novel opens. He is dying slowly. Crowds of Parisians–workers, students, diverse admirers of the poet and republican stalwart–gathered for the deathwatch outside his apartment building. Dignitaries came to pay respects, and newspapers announced his demise–://

  Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables debuted years ago in and now has become the literal definition of The Big Miserables is: One of the longest novels in history: 1, pages in the Victor Lebrun. Victor Lebrun is Robert’s wayward younger brother. He spends his time chasing women and refuses to settle down into a profession. Madame Lebrun. Madame Lebrun is the widowed mother of Victor and Robert. She owns and manages the cottages on Grand Isle where the novel’s characters spend their summer vacations. The Lady in Black As for the story itself, Les Miserables is simply one of the greatest stories ever told. Victor Hugo had his faults as a writer (he had a tendency to waffle aimlessly, get certain facts wrong and characterise his characters very basicly) but the story he told in the 1,+ pages of Les Miserables is captivating and ultimately :// I recently read Victor Hugo's Notre Dame de Paris for the first time, and was delighted and moved by the experience. Although it lacks the depth and humanity of Les Miserables, it possesses a grandeur of architectonic structure and an Olympian compassion all its of all, it gives us one of literature's most loving and detailed depictions of a city, rivaled only by Joyce's Dublin in